Ben Carson Utters Unfortunate Phrasing During a Roasting From Elizabeth Warren

Today during his confirmation hearing for his appointment to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development retired neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson, had an extremely unfortunate slip up.

While he was trying to dodge questions from Sen. Elizabeth Warren he had a very unfortunate choice of words.

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    Via: Parker9_
    The appointment of Dr. Carson to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is one of the many controversial appointments by President-Elect Trump.

    Regardless of where you stand politically, we hope you have the ability to see the hilarity of this gaffe given his appointed position.

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    Via: Jason_VA_

    The unfortunate choice of words basically went like this..

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    Via: mattyglesias
    We get where he was probably trying to go with this one. He was probably trying to say that he won't benefit any Americans (including Trumps) private corporate interests.

    But let's have a laugh shall we?

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    Via: matjhayes

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    Via: Raw Story
    Here's the video. The question and Dr. Carson's response comes at 1:08.

    The rest of the hearing was pretty tame. With people mostly divided over his experience and qualifications. As well as some of his strange personal policies.

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    Via: Twitter #BenCarson

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    Via: SenDonnelly

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    Via: twitter #carsonhearing
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