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Yes or No: Who's in charge? Power struggles roil Washington

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen times, Rep. Ayanna Pressley asked the witness for a yes or no answer on housing policy.

Not once did Ben Carson, President Donald Trump's housing secretary, give her one. Instead, he mocked her: "Yes or no, can you ask me some questions yourself and stop reading?" Other times, he repeated: "You already know the answer."

"I know the answer," snapped Pressley. "Do YOU know the answer?"

It was a smaller pop in the epic struggle over who's in charge in Washington these days, reflecting the dynamics crackling high and low across the battlefield of divided American gov...



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