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President-Elect Donald Trump names Dr. Ben Carson as Housing Secretary

President-Elect Donald Trump announced Monday morning his pick for Housing Secretary.

NEW YORK, New York-- President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday morning his pick for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Mr. Trump chose former 2016 Presidential race rival, Dr. Ben Carson for the cabinet post, which he alluded to on Twitter in November. On November 22, 2016, The President-elect tweeted "I've gotten to know him [Carson] well-- he's a greatly talented person who loves people!"

Carson, a neurosurgeon, became famous for successfully separating conjoined twins in 1987. He dropped out of the race for the White House in March.