Ben Carson offered HUD post, will consider it - Carson spokesman | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has offered the post of secretary of housing and urban development to former presidential candidate Ben Carson, who will consider it over the Thanksgiving holiday, a Carson spokesman said on Tuesday.'The president-elected asked him to consider it and he's considering it,' Carson spokesman Armstrong Williams said. Carson, a retired surgeon, dropped out of the 2016 presidential race in March and backed Trump

Reuters November 23, 2016 06:32:11 IST
Ben Carson offered HUD post, will consider it - Carson spokesman
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Ben Carson offered HUD post will consider it  Carson spokesman
 Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has offered the post of secretary of housing and urban development to former presidential candidate Ben Carson, who will consider it over the Thanksgiving holiday, a Carson spokesman said on Tuesday."The president-elected asked him to consider it and he's considering it," Carson spokesman Armstrong Williams said. Carson, a retired surgeon, dropped out of the 2016 presidential race in March and backed Trump.

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