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Anti-Trump Vandals Targeted Ben Carson’s House

The vandal toilet papered and painted F Trump on the HUD secretary’s house.

Ben Carson, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), sat down with Washington, D.C.’s News4 to discuss the deadly violence that took place in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend and how anti-Trump vandals recently vandalized his home.

Carson who is the only African-American in President Trump’s Cabinet told News4 that when he was out of town, his house was toilet papered by anti-Trump vandals who wrote “F Trump” in paint on his home.

“More recently our home in Virginia, along with that of a neighbor, was vandalized by people who also wrote hateful rhetoric about President Trump,” Carson wrote on his Facebook page on Wednesday. “We were out of town, but other kind, embarrassed neighbors cleaned up most of the mess before we returned.”

“You can’t necessarily control the animosity and the hatred of someone else, but you can control how you react,” Carson said of the vandalism.

When asked about the violence that took place in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend, Carson said, “We need to explain to people that many of the Confederate monuments that were put up were put up specifically during the Jim Crow era, specifically during the civil rights movement, to make a statement.”

“I want to push back and say it’s not about pointing fingers about who should have done what and when they should have done it and when they should have said it,” Carson told News4 about Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, VA.