Ben Carson

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Latest healthcare bill would leave 23 million more people uninsured, Ben Carson says poverty is "state of mind," Russians discussed influencing Flynn and Manafort, and more.
VICE Staff
5.25.17
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Ben Carson Got Stuck in an Elevator at a Miami Housing Complex

The HUD secretary was trapped for about 20 minutes during his tour of Alonzo Mourning's new affordable apartments.
Lauren Messman
4.12.17
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Man Who Believes Poverty Is a Choice Now Oversees Affordable Housing in the US

Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon with no experience running a federal agency, was confirmed as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development this morning.
Amanda Arnold
3.2.17
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Ben Carson Is Now Officially in Charge of Housing Policy

The Senate voted to confirm the retired neurosurgeon as the country's new housing boss on Thursday.
Lauren Messman
3.2.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss Ben Carson's Unique Backstory

Trump's nominee for HUD secretary gave a pretty strange speech during Thursday's confirmation hearing.
Sarah Bellman
1.13.17
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No One Knows What Ben Carson Will Do as America's Housing Boss

The former neurosurgeon has an inspiring life story, but it's hard to say what qualifications he'll bring to the table as Donald Trump's secretary of housing.
Allie Conti
12.5.16
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Trump Has Officially Tapped Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

The White House cabinet post will be the retired brain surgeon's first government-held position despite the fact that he has very little experience in housing policy.
VICE Staff
12.5.16
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It Looks Like Ben Carson Will Be Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Carson doesn't seem to have any relevant professional experience, but he did grow up in the inner city.
River Donaghey
11.23.16
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Mike Pence Doesn't Agree with Trump's Birther Talk

But Pence doesn't think Trump needs to apologize for it.
VICE Staff
9.7.16
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A Final Attempt to Understand Ben Carson's Deeply Weird Presidential Campaign

Conservative activists attempt to explain the rise and fall of the sleepy neurosurgeon's White House bid.
Dan McCarthy
3.10.16
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Trump Is Overpowered, and Other Lessons from a US Election Simulator

The Political Machine is more checkers than chess, just like real US politics.
Emanuel Maiberg
3.5.16
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Nonsense Machine Ben Carson Kinda Sorta Dropped Out of the Presidential Race

Ben Carson, the sleepy candidate who once said that "Putin is a one-horse country: oil and energy," is finally admitting that basically no one wants him to be president.
VICE Staff
3.2.16
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