A former participant of the election campaign in the United States, the neurosurgeon Ben Carson accepted the offer of President-elect Donald trump to lead the Department of housing and urban development. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing a representative of Carson. The WSJ sources also said the name of the future Minister of Commerce.
Announcing the appointment on Twitter, Carson said that it would be his “role is to make America great again”, quoting the campaign slogan of trump.
Carson also reported that he had held a series of “serious discussions” with a transition team trump. According to him, they concerned in particular the prospects of improving living conditions in poor urban neighborhoods of the United States.
65-year-old black neurosurgeon Ben Carson during the last election campaign fought for the right to become a presidential candidate from the Republican party, but dropped out of the race. In early March of this year he officially supported the trump – making it one of the first among the competitors of a billionaire. Then the billionaire promised that Carson “will play a very important role” in his election campaign.
The WSJ found out the name of the future Minister of Commerce
Elected President of the United States, Donald trump intends to appoint an American investor-billionaire Wilbur Ross to the post of Minister of Commerce in his administration, reported the WSJ. This information newspaper confirmed two source close to trump.
As it became known on 21 November, President-elect met with Ross in Bedminster (new Jersey). Sam Ross earlier did not indicate if he would like to obtain a position in the administration of the tramp or not, notes TASS.
78-year-old Ross is known that actively invests in companies operating in the field of coal and steel industry and in the telecommunications company. According to Forbes, the state of the investor are estimated at $ 2.9 billion.