ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson confused a real estate term known as an "REO" for an Oreo cookie.
The viral moment happened during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.
When asked by Democratic Rep.
Katie Porter what an "REO" is, Carson responded, "Oreo?" REO stand for "real estate owned" - a term used to describe foreclosed properties that have been transferred back to the bank or lending organization.