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$31,000 for a dining set for his office? Is it any wonder we have debt problem in this country? Dr.…

$31,000 for a dining set for his office? Is it any wonder we have debt problem in this country? Dr. Carson, have you ever thought about IKEA?
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/ben-carson-asks-hud-cancel-order-31-000-172204658--abc-news-topstories.html

4 Responses

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 1, 2018

    $31,000 for a dining set for his office? Is it any wonder we have debt problem in this country? Dr. Carson, have you ever thought about IKEA? https://www.yahoo.com/gma/ben-carson-asks-hud-cancel-order-31-000-172204658--abc-news-topstories.html

  • atkinsww1

    Mar 1, 2018

    Can you imagine if we scrutinized all purchases like this by government officials? We might could balance the budget!

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 2, 2018

    @atkinsww1 - it is amazing when you consider all of the government waste - actually disgusting

  • jmarkb

    Mar 2, 2018

    I agree that it is excessive and a waste of tax payer's money, but let get real... that is just a fraction of the excessive waste spent by the Obama Administration, particularly Michelle with her 70 plus personal staff members each of whom were paid very high salaries. Republican or Democrat - there is too much waste in Washington.

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 2, 2018

    @jmarkb - I don't disagree with the comparison. It just shouldn't be ok to do it in the first place. I was surprised that it was Carson.

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