The Department of Housing and Urban Development stated that it has no records of communications between Secretary Carson or his immediate family and several political appointees at HUD, including former Trump family employee Lynne Patton.
"Eric Trump agrees ... and told me to call Jared, if necessary," wrote senior HUD official and former Trump family aide Lynne Patton in a 2017 email to White House staff, uncovered by American Oversight.
Records from the Department of Housing and Urban Development including emails between Lynne Patton, who was then a senior advisor to Secretary Carson, and employees in the Executive Office of the President at the White House. The emails include a February 2017 exchange in which Patton references consulting with Eric Trump about a personnel dispute
Department of Housing and Urban Development emails sent and received by Beth Van Duyne from non-HUD email addresses. Beth Van Duyne is HUD's Region 6 director. In the past, she was mayor of Irving, Texas where she spread Islamophobic rumors. These emails are from 2017.
Housing and Urban Development records regarding Lynne Patton's communications with the Trump family. Prior to joining HUD as a political appointee, Patton worked as an event planner--she planned Eric Trump's wedding.
Housing and Urban Development communications between Secretary Carson, his wife Candy Carson, or his son Ben Carson Jr., and HUD staffers Beth van Duyne, John Gibbs, Christopher Bourne, or Lynne Patton.