Dr. Ben Carson, a former candidate for President and an open Trump supporter, has just been confirmed as the Secretary of Department of House and Urban Development.
Carson was approved by a 58-41 vote.
Originally, Dr. Carson withdrew his name from any appointment considerations, citing any distractions it would have on the Trump administration. However, citing his childhood in Detroit and being raised by a single mother, Dr. Carson felt called to
Dr. Carson said he would not want to “take a position that could cripple the presidency."
However, citing his childhood in Detroit and being raised by a single mother, Dr. Carson felt called to lead the agency that oversees affordable housing in inner cities.
Watch the video below to see Dr. Ben Carson testify before the Senate at his confirmation hearing.
So, are you happy to see Dr. Carson take a leadership role in the Trump administration? Were you a supporter of his?
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