Stories tagged: Ben Carson
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Opened in April, the Spokane Resource Center is one of 18 locations nationwide that are part of Carson’s signature “EnVision Center” program. The Housing Secretary, one of few Trump cabinet …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he intends to leave his post at the end of President Trump’s first term.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
The nation’s unemployment rate is at a 49-year low, wages are on the rise, and last year, the official poverty rate fell from 12.7 percent to 12.3 percent, with even …
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Ben Carson’s story of climbing out of poverty to become a world-renowned surgeon was once ubiquitous in Baltimore, where Carson made his name. But his role in the Trump administration …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Spokane will be one of the first cities to implement a new initiative aimed at helping the poor off federal assistance.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A group of advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Housing and Urban Development and its secretary, Ben Carson, over his decision to delay an Obama-era rule …
Mon., April 30, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
The Office of Manufactured Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development has been thrust into the spotlight as trade groups mount an unusually intense lobbying effort, seeking to …
Thu., March 8, 2018
Whom the gods would destroy, they first make toil for Donald Trump. Jeff Sessions had been a four-term U.S. senator, had served as the top Republican on important committees and …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
A spokesman for the Department of Housing and Urban Development says Secretary Ben Carson has asked to cancel an order for an expensive dining set that prompted outrage earlier this …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Two U.S. Cabinet secretaries visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday and promised to speed up recovery efforts and increase federal assistance for an island struggling nearly three months after Hurricane Maria.
Mon., May 29, 2017
Greg Gianforte’s attack is simply a well-documented illustration of this larger ill. The events of a single week serve to underscore the gravity of the malady.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
In an interview released Wednesday, Housing Secretary Ben Carson said that a “certain mind-set” contributes to people living in poverty, pointing to habits and a “state of mind” children take …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Housing Secretary Ben Carson sought Thursday to reassure his agency that budget cuts may not be as steep as some fear, even as housing advocates and others brace …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
The Trump administration has considered more than $6 billion in cuts at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to preliminary budget documents obtained by the Washington Post.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Two of President Donald Trump’s former rivals for the GOP White House nomination won Senate confirmation Thursday to join his administration.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
President Donald Trump teed off on the media Wednesday during an event held to mark African American History Month, calling CNN “fake news” and once again decrying a false report …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson’s nomination to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development was advanced by committee Tuesday, moving to the entire Senate for a vote.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson defended his experience and credentials Thursday to serve as the nation’s new housing secretary, turning to his life story to show that he understands …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Ben Carson on Thursday detailed his vision for the Department of Housing and Urban Development: One that integrates government assistance programs with “holistic” solutions and greater involvement of businesses and …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Republican plans to quickly confirm Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees were upended Tuesday amid Democratic pressure to slow down the examination of picks. The Senate Intelligence Committee announced early …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump says he is “seriously considering” retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sun., March 13, 2016
Nothing makes Trump more acceptable today than yesterday or last week - or six months ago.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
Ben Carson threw his support behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign Friday, calling the Republican front-runner a “very intelligent man that cares deeply about America.”
Fri., March 4, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Ben Carson ran for president, and his consultants won. The political newcomer who said this week he sees “no path” to the Republican nomination raised more money than any
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is effectively ending his campaign after a poor finish across the Super Tuesday primaries.
UPDATED: Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:52 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump scored delegate-rich Super Tuesday victories across the South and beyond as they bid for clear sailing in a tempest-tossed campaign for …
UPDATED: Wed., March 2, 2016, 1 a.m.
Hillary Clinton held on to older people and ate into Bernie Sanders’ support among the 30-to-44 crowd on Super Tuesday as her rival claimed a clear advantage with only one …
UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
MIAMI – Donald Trump won the Georgia primary, claiming the first Republican victory on Super Tuesday as the New York businessman looks to extend his dominance in 2016 primary. Ted …