Ben Carson

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) spent $31,000 late last year on a new dining room set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The purchase included a custom hardwood table, chairs and a hutch. Officials bought the furniture a short time after a HUD staff member filed a […]

The actor wasn't the only one who took to Twitter to show their disgust for the new HUD secretary calling African slaves "immigrants."

The Senate voted 58-41 to confirm Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon and presidential candidate, as the leader of HUD.

Carson, like Betsy DeVos, was nominated to head an agency where he holds no actual past job experience.

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President Donald Trump toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture Tuesday and offered an olive branch to black America. But will African-Americans accept it? Trump, who only received about 8 percent of the Black vote during the presidential election, pledged Tuesday to confront racism and create a bridge of unity for what […]

The Trump administration fired Shermichael Singleton, who was one of a few black conservatives and a top aide to Ben Carson, from his post as a senior advisor this week after Trump's advisors found public writings of Singleton criticizing POTUS.

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Dr. Ben Carson and I are both African-American men who hail from Detroit. And that’s where the similarities end. Carson, who has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a brilliant neurosurgeon but who has zero experience running a massive federal agency. […]

The U.S. Senate approved a budget resolution that would allow Republicans to swiftly reform the Affordable Care Act.

While discussing Ben Carson's appointment to HUD, Marc Lamont Hill noted that Ghostface Killah's great leadership of the Wu-Tang Clan does not necessarily crossover to other jobs.

Donald Trump has nominated Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the former Republican presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon accepted the position

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Guess who won't be at Trump cabinet meetings? Ben Carson declines offer to run a federal agency in the Trump administration.