Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Trump Picks Fellow Unqualified Grifter And Conspiracy Theorist Ben Carson For HUD

Earlier today, President-elect Donald Trump formally picked his former GOP presidential rival Ben Carson to be secretary of housing and urban development. Trump had previously floated the possibility of naming Carson to the top post at the Department of Education or the Department of Health and Human Services.
In November, Carson’s spokesman said that the former neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate didn’t want to pursue a role in the Trump administration because he has no relevant experience in managing a federal agency and the “last thing he would want to do was take a position that could cripple the presidency.” Trump himself has compared Carson to a child molesterquestioned his mental stability and suggested that he is pathologically violent.
Carson, who himself has admitted that he has no background in housing policy beside the fact that he “grew up in the inner city,” has a very thin record on housing issues. In fact, most of his public comments on the subject have involved his opposition to efforts to combat housing discrimination. Read full story here 

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