Ben Carson

Ben Carson Endorses Donald Trump: ‘We’ve Buried the Hatchet’

(ABC News) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson formally endorsed Donald Trump today at the Mar-A-Largo club in Palm Beach, Florida, calling the GOP front-runner “a very intelligent man who cares deeply about America.” Trump introduced Carson as a “special man” and said “having his support really just adds total credence” to what he’s trying to accomplish. “He’s become…

Why Ben Carson Is Still Running for President

(ABC News) — The question everyone is asking: Why? Why is Ben Carson, the onetime Republican front-runner who is now polling mostly in the single digits, still in the race for the Republicanpresidential nomination? The campaign cannot say definitively if Carson will continue the race after Super Tuesday, noting that he assesses the race and makes a decision after every…

Ben Carson’s Campaign Announces He’s Traveling ‘Home’ for ‘Fresh Clothes’ Amid Iowa Caucuses

(ABC News) — Ben Carson’s presidential campaign on Monday night insisted the Republican presidential candidate would not be suspending his campaign in the wake of the Iowa caucuses. Instead, the candidate, himself, told reporters that he would be “going home” to Florida “to get some fresh clothes.” Carson, who appeared to be running in a distant fourth in Iowa behind leading…

Carson Suspends Campaign After Staffers Injured in Wreck

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suspended campaign events Tuesday after some of his staffers were involved in a car accident in Iowa. Three of the passengers, including the campaign staffer who was driving, were hospitalized. I'm suspending all campaign activities today due to a car accident involving members of our team. Full statement: https://t.co/Uf9HZrn2P6— Dr. Ben…

ABC Poll: Cruz and Christie gain in popularity as Trump, Carson and Bush stumble

(ABC News) — Ted Cruz has reached top-rank popularity among Republicans and Chris Christie’s favorability rating is most improved in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, while Donald Trump,Ben Carson and Jeb Bush all have stumbled in the battle for GOP hearts and minds. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton continues to far surpass Bernie Sanders in favorability among party…

Ben Carson Calls for Declaration of War Against ISIS

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson this morning issued a seven-point plan to defeat ISIS — which he calls “Seven Steps to a Safer America” — calling for Congress to issue a formal declaration of war on the Islamic State. “Our country faces grave national security threats,” the retired neurosurgeon said in a statement released this morning. “We must act boldly…