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Louisiana state Senator Wesley Bishop was charged with making a false statement to #HUD.

Looks like he claimed some people were tenants of his rental property, but they actually weren’t.

#ButNothingsHappening
Here’s the court filing

justice.gov/usao-edla/pres…
Here’s an article from September saying he violated the terms of a Road Home grant.

nola.com/news/courts/ar…
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AG Barr and Dr. Ben Carson signed a MOU between DOJ and #HUD to clarify procedures on when to use the False Claims Act for violations by #FHA lenders and how to remedy any violations.
Wonder why the procedures were written to cause big banks to withdraw from FHA lending so much. Since 2010, the they've originated only about 14% of FHA loans. In 2010, it was about 45%.
Here's an additional statement from Carson/HUD:

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"1/3 of our global food supply is pollinated by bees. Simply put, bees keep plants and crops alive."
🐝 If All The Bees In The World Die, Humans Will Not Survive: elitedaily.com/news/world/hum…
Deregulation and control of judiciary appointments: The core tactics at the heart of GOP anti-governance. Here's the latest in banking deregulation and it's corrosive effect on the living standards of us 99%:
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Like announced, I'll start a thread on the symbolism of the (in)famous black & white banner in #Islam. This comprehensive thread will explore its historical origins and cover a list of its contemporary users from a neutral #academic point of view. Not for the faint of heart. 😄
As a political leader & head of a growing religious community, the #prophet Muḥammad used to fly a banner (liwāʾ) and a flag (rāya). The difference? According to the #dictionary, a banner is "a long piece of cloth" while a flag is "a piece of cloth that represents a group."
The Companion Ibn al-ʿArabī was quoted in Fatḥ al-Bārī (6/147) as saying: "A banner is what is tied to the side of a spear to rally around, while a flag is that which is planted and left to be waved by the wind."
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Smug @SecretaryCarson & the occupant of the @WhiteHouse are brutalizing our communities on an almost hourly basis. As we approach #PrideMonth, it is our collective responsibility to uplift our #trans brothers & sisters in the face of these cruel policies time.com/5595474/donald…
This hateful proposed rule will endanger the lives of trans people—particularly trans people of color— who disproportionately experience homelessness, putting them at risk of physical & sexual violence.
Carson unveiled this proposed rule ONE DAY after he sat before @RepWexton & assured us that #HUD would not eliminate the 2012 Equal Access Rule, which bars federal housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity
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