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Cummings Skips Tour Of HUD Facility In Baltimore

Daily Caller [1]
August 1, 2019

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings declined an offer to tour a Baltimore Housing and Urban Development (HUD) facility with HUD secretary Ben Carson on Wednesday.

HUD invited Cummings [2] to tour the facility with Carson on Tuesday, however Cummings rejected the invitation, the Daily Caller has learned.

When asked about Cummings’ absence at a press conference, Carson said that he did not know why Cummings did not attend the tour but guessed there may have been a scheduling issue.

WATCH – Ben Carson’s Full Press Conference:

The Daily Caller reported exclusively on Tuesday that Carson would visit Baltimore in the wake of President Donald Trump’s tweets calling the city a “rodent infested mess” in which no human being would want to live. Critics accused the president of employing racist attacks [3] against the Maryland city and against Rep. Cummings.

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