http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060512/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/hud_secretary At the April 28 event, Jackson told about a minority contractor who finally had landed an advertising contract with HUD after trying for 10 years, according to an article in the Dallas Business Journal. Jackson said that when the man approached him to thank him for the contract, the contractor said he didn't like Bush. "He didn't get the contract," Jackson told the group, according to the newspaper. "Why should I reward someone who doesn't like the president, so they can use funds to try to campaign against the president? Logic says they don't get the contract. That's the way I believe." .