Majority Leader McConnell’s Statement on Dr. Ben Carson
‘I’m confident Dr. Carson’s life-long career of selfless service will be a positive addition to the incoming administration.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement regarding President-elect Trump’s intention to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:
“We appreciate Dr. Carson’s willingness to take on such a challenging task at an agency that is in need of reform to better serve all Americans. I’m confident his life-long career of selfless service will be a positive addition to the incoming administration.”
Background: The Senate will consider nominations in a thorough and timely manner as it does its part to ensure a smooth transition between administrations. Additional details and scheduling announcements regarding confirmation hearings will be forthcoming from the committee of jurisdiction.
Related Issues: Nominations