Carson accepts US housing and urban development secretary post

November 23, 2016 23:07

Former presidential candidate Ben Carson has accepted US President-elect Donald Trump's offer to nominate him as secretary of housing and urban development, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing Carson's spokesman.

Carson is a retired surgeon who dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination and backed Trump.

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