• Donald Trump says he’s ‘seriously considering’ ex-rival Ben Carson as housing secretary

    Donald Trump says he’s ‘seriously considering’ ex-rival Ben Carson as housing secretary

    Donald Trump’s one-time presidential rival, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, appeared to be a cabinet shoo-in Tuesday after both men mentioned his possible Housing and Urban Development appointment.

    “I am seriously considering Dr. Ben Carson as the head of HUD. I’ve gotten to know him well–he’s a greatly talented person who loves people!” the president-elect said on Twitter.

    Carson himself indicated on Fox News that the HUD position “was one of the offers that’s on the table.”

    “Our inner cities are in terrible shape […]