Former Trump Organization employee Lynne Patton will run a region of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget asks for about $6 billion in HUD cuts, eliminating several grant programs for public housing.
The comedian and TV host said he was inspired by President Obama to reach out and have a conversation.
The Environmental Protection Agency isn't the only department that deals with climate change.
Ben Carson said he didn't want a position in Trump's administration. Then he accepted a job as secretary of housing and urban development.