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'Oreo?': HUD Secretary Ben Carson confuses common real estate term for cookie

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson appeared to think a freshman congresswoman was questioning him about Oreo cookies during a congressional hearing Tuesday, instead of the housing term "REO."
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US housing secretary confuses industry term with. cookie

US housing secretary confuses industry term with. cookie

3 monthes ago   |   By RT

Ben Carson, Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, revealed that after 2 years on the job he still doesn't know his way around the housing industry, confusing a common real estate term with a snack food.
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