Christ-Like? Church Kicks Ben Carson Off Their Baltimore Property!


Talk about seeing the speck in another’s eye when you’ve got a plank in your own!

On Wednesday, the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ in Baltimore kicked Ben Carson off of one of their empty lots, where Carson was holding a press conference in defense of President Trump and his recent criticism of the horrible job the district’s Rep. Elijah Cummings is doing in the city.

Carson slammed the church after being forced to change the venue, telling reporters, “We just have all this animosity all the time. For instance, you guys know, you were set up on this property, and right here is this church that said: ‘Get off our property.’ You know, a church? When we’re talking about helping the people. I mean, this is the level to which we have sunken as a society.”

People are getting the word out about how a church, of all establishments, treated the soft-spoken, patriotic, Trump-supporting Housing and Urban Development Secretary through sharing the story on social media.

See for yourself:

Watch what Carson had to say himself in this video with footage from the press conference after he was booted from the church lot:

La Corte News has an overview of what went down:

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson slammed a church in Baltimore for telling him to move from its property after he traveled to the city to hold a press conference in defense of President Donald Trump, who has come under fire for his comments about Rep. Elijah Cummings' district, which includes a little over half of Baltimore, Fox News reported

The story: Carson visited Baltimore a week after Trump and Cummings clashed on Twitter, with the president blasting the congressman's district as a "rat and rodent infested mess."

“We just have all this animosity all the time,” Carson told reporters. “For instance, you guys know, you were set up on this property, and right here is this church that said: ‘Get off our property.’ You know, a church? When we’re talking about helping the people. I mean, this is the level to which we have sunken as a society.”

Carson was kicked off a lot owned by the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ and moved to a nearby venue.

Church members said it was nothing personal as they didn't know it was a conference organized by a top administration official.


Fox News has more on Ben Carson being kicked off of church property:

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson blasted a Baltimore church for making him move to a new venue Wednesday for his press conference defending President Trump.

Carson wanted to promote Trump’s initiatives when he was suddenly kicked off a vacant lot owned by the Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ.

“We just have all this animosity all the time,” Carson told reporters, according to the Baltimore Sun, which first reported on the story. “For instance, you guys know, you were set up on this property, and right here is this church that said: ‘Get off our property.’ You know, a church? When we’re talking about helping the people. I mean, this is the level to which we have sunken as a society.”

Carson showed up in Baltimore a week after Trump’s Twitter feud with Rep. Elijah Cummings, who represents the city. The president was accused of race-baiting after he called Baltimore a "rat and rodent infested mess." (Trump has defended his comments, while pointing to old video showing Cummings once using similar language to describe the community.)

Carson ended up having to move the press conference to an adjacent alley.

The Baltimore Sun also added:

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson came to Baltimore Wednesday to promote the Trump administration’s efforts to improve urban areas. But Carson ran into trouble when his entourage was kicked off the Southwest Baltimore property where it planned to hold a press conference.

    

HUD officials hoped to stage their event on a vacant lot, but didn’t ask for permission from Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ, which owns the land and hopes to build a parking lot there, said church member Gregory Evans. Evans asked the HUD group to move.

     

“It’s nothing personal,” Evans said from the church lobby, where he was reading The Baltimore Sun and checking children in to a vacation Bible school camp. “I didn’t know it was Secretary Carson. I just know there were a bunch of people over there that were taking over our site. And we said, ‘Why are they here?’ They’ve not even asked for permission to be here.”

    

Evans said the church has had persistent troubles with the lot, with construction crews for other projects leaving materials on the site.

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