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U.S. Secretary Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson speaks during a a public forum Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017, that was held in the Cairo Junior/Senior High School Gymnasium in Cairo, Ill. (Richard Sitler/The Southern Illinoisan via AP)

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U.S. Secretary Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, right, accompanied by Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman, listens to questions during a a public forum Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017, at the Cairo Junior/Senior High School Gymnasium in Cairo, Ill. (Richard Sitler /The Southern Illinoisan via AP)

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U.S. Secretary Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson responds to questions during an interview with The Southern Illinoisan newspaper, Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017, in the Alexander Housing Authority Shuemaker Building in Cairo, Ill. (Richard Sitler /The Southern Illinoisan via AP)

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A memorial card signed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, M.D., is attached to the chair of Thomas Eugene "Gene" Hodges Jr. in the Field of Chairs at the Oklahoma City Memorial in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Hodges Jr. worked at HUD and was killed in the Oklahoma City bombing. Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack. Carson is speaking at the 22nd Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. The Senate committee approved Carson for housing secretary. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee in this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo. The Senate committee approved Carson for housing secretary. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson)

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Donald Trump strategist Paul J. Manafort, left, chats with former presidential candidate Ben Carson as they head to a Trump for president reception at the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) ** FILE **

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Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, left, embraces Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, after announcing he will endorse Trump during a news conference at the Mar-A-Lago Club, Friday, March 11, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, speaks after announcing he will endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, during a news conference at the Mar-A-Lago Club, Friday, March 11, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, March 4, 2016, in National Harbor, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks during a town hall meeting Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks during a town hall meeting Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson pauses while speaking during a town hall meeting Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson take the stage before the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson speaks as he visits a campaign office Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to Republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump listens during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Ben Carson is chairman of a new national outreach to Christian voters. (image courtesy of Ben Carson)

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Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush participate during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) ** FILE **

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Republican presidential candidates, from left, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush take the stage before the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)