Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Black Conservative Under Ben Carson Fired After Op-Ed Critical Of Trump Surfaces

By The Blaze, Feb. 19, 2017

Shermichael Singleton, a senior adviser in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, was fired from President Donald Trump’s administration Wednesday after it was revealed he had once written an op-ed for The Hill in which he suggested conservatives had a moral obligation to “stand up to Trump.”

Singleton, one of the few black conservatives in the Trump administration according to The New York Times, had been employed at HUD since January but was summarily released after his op-ed was discovered during the vetting process. He was helping prepare Ben Carson, expected to be confirmed to lead HUD later this month, for a cross country tour at the time of his termination.

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