• Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson gets hearing for HUD chief

    8 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - Ben Carson's celebrated career as a neurosurgeon leaves no doubt about his medical credentials, but his lack of experience in government and public policy will be questioned at his confirmation hearings to be housing secretary in the new Trump administration.
    President-elect Donald Trump tapped Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, turning to a former GOP presidential rival who had backed Trump early on but also suggested he wasn't interested in a Cabinet-level position.
    In prepared remarks for Thursday's hearing before the Senate Banking, House and...
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