Republican National Committee Chairman Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusAuthor: Paul Ryan saw retirement as an 'escape hatch' from Trump Overnight Defense: Inside the 3B House defense policy bill | Senators take new tack to challenge Saudi arms sales | Raytheon, United Technologies to merge Former Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus officially joins Navy MORE on Wednesday joked about his name after retired neurosurgeon Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonSenior Trump administration official to leave post next week Harris, Ocasio-Cortez pitch bill to increase housing assistance for individuals with criminal record On The Money: House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump tax returns | Trump announces Fed board nominees | Dems press Carson over HUD hire who authored controversial posts on race | Consumer groups look to block Facebook cryptocurrency MORE mispronounced it in the latest GOP presidential debate.
 
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"Listen, from the moment I've been in kindergarten on, I dreaded the first day of school when a teacher would try to pronounce my name," Priebus said smiling on CNN's "New Day."

"It's what happens when a Greek and a German get married, Chris, I mean it's like a cultural disaster. It's unique and I've learned to live with it," he told co-host Chris Cuomo. 
 
Carson pronounced Priebus's name as "Pubis" when discussing a recent conversation with the chairman on stage during the fifth Republican debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas. 
 
 
It came on the heels of Carson repeatedly mispronouncing the name of the Palestinian group Hamas during a speech earlier this month when he said something closer to "hummus."