Trump has not offered Carson U.S. housing post: spokesman

File picture of Ben Carson listening to a question from a reporter during a campaign stop in Las VegasPresident-elect Donald Trump has not extended an offer to retired neurosurgeon and former presidential rival Ben Carson to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a Carson spokesman said on Wednesday, disputing a report by the Wall Street Journal. “Trump did not make an offer,” Carson spokesman Armstrong Williams told Reuters. Nothing has been offered and no decision has been made.” The Wall Street Journal earlier had cited Williams as saying Carson had been offered the post and had accepted.

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