Ben Carson rescued from a Miami elevator while Alonzo Mourning waits

13 April, 2017, 01:28 | Author: Michele Stevens
  • Ben Carson Got Stuck In a Miami Elevator Because Of Course He Did

Carson was accompanied during his 20 minute unplanned elevator trip by his wife, Candy.

The secretary was visiting the Courtside Family Apartments as part of a two-day listening tour in the area to learn about the challenges low-income people face finding affordable housing.

Since becoming head of Housing and Urban Development, Carson hasn't exactly wooed the nation.

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Carson was touring an affordable housing complex in Overtown, a neighborhood in Miami, when he was trapped in the elevator.

The tour was one of his first promises after being sworn in as secretary and the goal is to meet with and learn from HUD employees and public servants, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Eventually Miami-Dade fire rescue pried open the doors, where Carson greeted the building's co-developer, Miami Heat retiree Alonzo Mourning, who apologized for Carson being forced to confront public housing's financial woes. As he was led into an elevator at Collins Park, he asked, "Do we have the key?", according to the Herald. This comes less than a month after The Washington Post obtained a budget outline, which appears to show President Trump's plan to slash HUD's funding by more than $6 billion.

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