The rumor has been swirling for about a week but now it is official. Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson to be his Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

“I am thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as our next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities,” the president-elect said.

No statement yet from Dr. Carson but we will be sure to update this news as more information comes in.

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