Ben Carson, Trump's pick for HUD Secretary, refused to say that Trump and his family wouldn't profit from HUD.
In a tough line of questioning from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Carson said he was going to let "morals" dictate his decision making process not favors, but that didn't exactly eliminate the opportunity for Trump to benefit.
"Can you just assure us that one dollar with go to benefit the president elect or his family?" Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) began her line of questioning with Carson.
Warren– who has been a leading voice on Capitol Hill to force President-elect Trump to divest from his business interests– was making a point.
"It will not be my intention," Carson tried to respond. "I will manage things in a way that benefits the American people.That is going to be the goal."
Carson, however, said that if the program is good enough, he wouldn't mind that Trump's family was profiting.
"If there happens to be an extraordinarily good program that is working for millions of people and it turns out that someone that you targeted is going to gain $10 from it, am I going to say 'no the rest of you Americans can't have it? ' No, I think probably logic and common sense would be the best way," Carson said.
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