Carson had previously said he was not interested in serving in Trump’s administration.
But his business manager Armstrong Williams says Carson has always maintained he’d be open to considering a senior role in the administration if Trump convinced him there was no one else for the job.
According to AP, Carson will consider the offer over Thanksgiving.
Carson is an interesting choice. He would probably surround himself with some advisers that have at least a half-way decent knowledge of how the economy works. But what should really be done with HUD other than to close it down?
Ben Carson has accepted the secretary of Housing and Urban Development position, according to The Wall Street Journal
JUST IN: Spokesman: Carson not ready to accept Trump's Cabinet offerhttps://t.co/m8GEwvU6z7— The Hill (@thehill) November 23, 2016