Ben Carson 2016? The Retired Surgeon in His Own Words
Run, Ben, Run?
Dr. Ben Carson often acts coy about his future plans, while tempting his far-right, conservative supporters with the idea that he may be thinking about a 2016 presidential run. He finished a very close second behind Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the Republican Leadership Conference straw poll of potential contenders and there's a movement afoot encouraging him to throw his cap into the Republican ring. The retired neurosurgeon eschews labels, but leaves little doubt about where he stands. Stay here to learn what Carson shared with an audience at the National Press Club about his views on a few key issues and what's next for him. – Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)