Ben Carson Gives Stunning Announcement About His Future With Trump

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Many have assumed, rightly or wrongly, that retired neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Ben Carson, an early endorser of Donald Trump after suspending his campaign, would play some role should Trump win the presidency, or even be Trump’s VP running mate in the general election.

However, appearing on Fox Business Network’s “The Intelligence Report” on Tuesday, Ben Carson attempted to put to bed any speculation about his desire to serve in a Trump administration:

“I would not want to be on the ticket or in the Cabinet. I personally feel that I can be considerably more effective as an outside voice. I was an outside voice before all this started.” 

This is a surprising statement by Carson and flies in the face of earlier statements. In March, Carson told Newsmax TV that not only had Trump promised Carson a job in his administration but that he would serve in some capacity in a Trump administration.

RELATED: Did Donald Trump Just Call Dr. Ben Carson a Flat-Out LIAR?

Many were shocked when Ben Carson endorsed Trump, who referred to him as a “child molester,” a “pedophile” and a “sick puppy” during the GOP primary.

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h/t:  The Hill

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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