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Warren spars with Carson at confirmation hearing

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 01:35

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren confronts Ben Carson, Donald Trump's pick to run HUD, and asks him to confirm that taxpayer dollars will not benefit the future president. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren confronted Ben Carson on Thursday during his Senate confirmation to run the Housing and Urban to reassure that taypayer money would not go to benefit the future president. If confirmed as HUD secretary as widely expected, Carson would oversee an agency with a roughly $40 billion budget that not only helps the poor but underwrites mortgage loans for middle-class families. HUD's Federal Housing Administration stands behind roughly one in five home loans and $1.1 trillion in debt. Carson has never led a government agency, a concern for Democrats on the Senate committee, which was to question him on Thursday.

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Warren spars with Carson at confirmation hearing

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 01:35