Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Trump Picks Former Fox News Contributor Ben Carson To Serve As Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development

Ben Carson Tapped To Be Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development

CNN: “Dr. Ben Carson Will Be Nominated As The Next Secretary Of The Department Of Housing And Urban Development.” On December 5, President-elect Donald Trump announced that Ben Carson will be his nominee for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to a statement, Trump wrote that Carson “shares [his] optimism about the future of our country and is part of ensuring that this is a Presidency representing all Americans.” According to CNN, Carson had previously “turned down an offer” to run the Department of Health and Human Services “due to his lack of experience running a federal agency.” [CNN.com, 12/5/16]

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