President-Elect Donald Trump has released a statement saying,
“I am thrilled to nominate Carson [to the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development]” and that “he has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities.”
“Ben shares my optimism about the future of our country and is part of ensuring that this is a presidency representing all Americans.”
Dr Ben Carson is a retired paediatric neurosurgeon, a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, a successful author and after withdrawing from the 2016 election campaign became the first of Trumps Rupublican competitors to publicly endorse him.
Below are some quotes of Dr Ben Carson.