Will this Bombshell Claim by Ben Carson Shake Up the GOP Race?

Ben Carson

During a campaign rally in Irving, Texas, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson made a stunning claim.

Speaking to supporters, Carson said he has quite a few unanswered phone calls with messages on his phone where he has been offered money and other special political favors if he would simply drop out of the race. Carson was not specific in who made this offer, only describing them as “special interests.”

Carson said, “I’ve got unanswered calls on my phone right now, ‘Oh, if you did this or did this, and did this, or if you drop out and support this guy, we’ll give you all this money and we’ll make sure you’re a senator here. ” He continued, “What a bunch of crap. This is about saving our nation. This is not about horse-trading and making deals.”

Despite the huge, bombshell accusation, Carson declined to name names, even when asked by a reporter to do so.

Ben Carson would only say that those “special interest” people who are trying to get him out of the race with these alleged bribery offers can “jump in the lake.”

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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.
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