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Ben Carson Hints That Trump’s ‘Forthcoming’ Announcement Involves Him

ben-carson1Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson may or may not have hinted that President-elect Donald Trump has given him a top position in his cabinet.

On Tuesday, Trump announced on Twitter that he was thinking about making Carson Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The move was a surprise for media observers, considering how the former Republican candidate recently conceded that he lacked the qualifications and experience to lead a federal department.

Carson put out a statement today on Facebook, saying that the country would soon learn of his role in the coming administration.

“After serious discussions with the Trump transition team, I feel that I can make a significant contribution particularly to making our inner cities great for everyone. We have much work to do in strengthening every aspect of our nation and ensuring that both our physical infrastructure and our spiritual infrastructure is solid.”

Earlier today, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley was chosen as Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. Trump communications director Jason Miller separately teased that there would be another major cabinet announcement later on.

Read Carson’s complete statement below:

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