Rep. Katie Porter asks HUD Secretary Ben Carson if he can explain disparities in REO (Real Estate Owned) rates, which are typically homes owned by banks in foreclosure. Carson must have had trouble staying awake because he thought she was talking about Oreo Cookies. Oh the irony of HIM using the word Oreo...LOL. Watch the video below:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement in response to a federal district court rejecting President Trump’s challenge to congressional authority and ruling that Mazars USA LLP, the accounting firm that prepared financial statements for President Trump, must comply with the Committee’s subpoena for financial records:
“Today’s decision is a resounding victory for the rule of law and our Constitutional system of checks and balances. The court recognized the basic, but crucial fact that Congress has authority to conduct investigations as part of our core function under the Constitution. The court rejected President Trump’s repeated claim that congressional investigations serve no ‘legislative function’—a baseless argument made in response to multiple investigations by the House of Representatives. Congress must have access to the information we need to do our job effectively and efficiently, and we urge the President to stop engaging in this unprecedented cover-up and start complying with the law.”
Sunday, May 19, 2019
|Robert F. Smith|
But during his remarks in front of the nearly 400 graduating seniors, the technology investor and philanthropist surprised some by announcing that his family was providing a grant to eliminate the student debt of the entire Class of 2019.
“This is my class,” he said, “and I know my class will pay this forward.”The announcement came as a surprise to Smith’s staff and to the staff at Morehouse, and elicited the biggest cheers of the morning.
The gift has been estimated to be worth up to $40 million.
Aileen Dodd, spokesperson for Morehouse College, said the gift is the biggest single gift in the school’s history.
Read the full story here: AJC.COM
Keshawna Shante McDonald, 28, went missing on April 21, 2019, in San Antonio and police are still searching to find her.
Keshawna McDonald, “KeKe” as her family calls her, is described as being 5’8″ tall, 190 pounds with a heavy build. She is said to have brown eyes and a long, straight or curled weave.
Please contact local police if you know Keshawna’s whereabouts by calling 832-267-4495.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Former United States Attorney General, Eric Holder took to twitter to give reasons why current Attorney General William Barr is not fit to run the United States Justice Department.
AG Barr has deliberately misrepresented the Mueller report. He has started examinations of the conduct of Intell/FBI personnel without a predicate-for political reasons. He is protecting the President. He does not stand up for the good people he leads. He is not fit to lead DOJ.— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) May 18, 2019