Ben Carson confirmed as Housing and Urban Development director

Ben Carson confirmed as HUD director
Posted at 9:07 AM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 11:08:34-05

(CNN) -- The Senate voted Thursday to confirm retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

The vote was 58-41.

Carson ran against President Donald Trump during last year's Republican presidential primary, before dropping out and endorsing Trump.




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