During a visit to his hometown of Detroit on Saturday, Ben Carson hailed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MORE’s tax plan, likening it to former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal.


Carson, speaking in front of his childhood home, told CNN that Trump would bring “billions of dollars that are overseas” into the country and use some of it to invest in poor communities.

“Really what that does is twofold,” Carson said. “First of all it would be the biggest stimulus package since FDR’s New Deal. Number two, it gets businesses corporations once again interested in reaching out to the communities and helping people in the communities.”

Trump visited Detroit on Saturday, attending services at a black church and conducting an interview with a pastor.