Donald Trump taps Detroit native Ben Carson for HUD secretary

Ben Carson’s Republican Presidential Candidates Hold Third Debate In Coloradoascent from growing up in southwest Detroit to Yale University, the University of Michigan and pioneering neurologist took another step on Monday as he became President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead and implement housing and urban development policy for the nation.

Early Monday, Trump announced his intention to nominate Carson as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, rewarding his former rival’s loyalty in the aftermath of a fractious Republican primary process and keeping close an adviser who has continued to be a key surrogate for the president-elect.  Read More