Ben Carson has accepted a position within President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. 

Trump had said he was considering Carson to helm the Department of Housing and Urban Development, citing his former presidential rival’s experience growing up in the “inner city.”“After serious discussions with the Trump transition team, I feel that I can make a significant contribution particularly to making our inner cities great for everyone,” Carson said on Facebook:


“We have much work to do in strengthening every aspect of our nation and ensuring that both our physical infrastructure and our spiritual infrastructure is solid” – Dr. Ben Carson

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