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packman

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Wed Mar 21, 2018, 08:21 PM Mar 2018

GOP Congresswoman Blames Deep State For Ben Carsons $31,000 Dining Set [View all]

Source: The Daily Beast

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) appeared to blame the nefarious “Deep State” for ordering a costly dining set for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.

During a recent appearance on Talk! Of the Town, an upstate New York local radio show, the New York Republican was asked about the decision to buy a $31,000 dining room set for Carson’s office last year. Tenney told the hosts that the “Ben Carson story is so misunderstood” before pointing to a no-named staffer of cryptic origin as the culprit.

“First of all, I like Ben Carson a lot. I think he’s really trying to do a great job there. But his staffer, one of his key people, was in my office the other day to talk about some of the housing issues that we have in our region and we were talking about that and he said ‘you know, that’s the most…” Tenney said trailing off.

“Somebody in the Deep State, it was not one of his people apparently, ordered a table, like a conference room table or whatever it was for a room,” Tenney continued. “And that’s what the cost was. Ben Carson tried to—he said “you know how hard it is to turn it back because of the way that the procurement happens?”


Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/gop-rep-the-deep-state-is-responsible-for-ordering-ben-carsons-dining-set



Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy and The Deep State.... Well, guess it's better than the devil made him do it.
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This one is a special kind of crazy. Laurian Mar 2018 #1
Yes, that's the same wackadoodle packman Mar 2018 #2
they make up lies as they go Angry Dragon Mar 2018 #3
Good. I'm glad she's showing how ridiculous this "deep state" BS is. The new "fake news". flibbitygiblets Mar 2018 #4
"Somebody in the Deep State, it was not one of his people apparently" BumRushDaShow Mar 2018 #5
It was actually picked out by someone in the Derp State Zorro Mar 2018 #25
Yes. BumRushDaShow Mar 2018 #27
Nope!: Leghorn21 Mar 2018 #6
That's more than my new car cost! radical noodle Mar 2018 #21
Whatever happened to the "Party of Personal Responsibility"? LastLiberal in PalmSprings Mar 2018 #7
I would like for the Deep State to buy me a riding lawn mower, please. Gore1FL Mar 2018 #8
Holy crap, Republicans are freaking STUPID! n't dsharp88 Mar 2018 #9
How does she keep figuring out our plans??? Bleacher Creature Mar 2018 #10
OMG - does she even know what that phrase means? nt Kashkakat v.2.0 Mar 2018 #11
Most likely she meant to say Hillary did it. riversedge Mar 2018 #18
This is disturbing lordsummerisle Mar 2018 #12
+ 1 nt backtoblue Mar 2018 #16
Support her Democratic opponent: Anthony Brindisi DinahMoeHum Mar 2018 #13
I baked a dozen chocolate chip cookies, then suddenly they were gone! DBoon Mar 2018 #14
Well they do love an invisible boogeyman. Initech Mar 2018 #15
So what does she say now that Grammy23 Mar 2018 #17
I just donated to her Democratic opponent, Anthony Brindisi. NBachers Mar 2018 #19
They all went from the basement to government. Solly Mack Mar 2018 #20
Carson now blames his wife for ordering it, contradicting Tenney. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2018 #22
Tenney had staff write fake letters to the editor of the local paper. Marcuse Mar 2018 #23
Tenney claims many mass shooters "end up being Democrats". . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2018 #24
Buying over priced coffee tables has always been one of the Deep States most effective tools.....:) dameatball Mar 2018 #26
they are trying to blame it on Obama Motley13 Mar 2018 #28
Reporting on this is a job for Wonkette: muriel_volestrangler Mar 2018 #29
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