Carson: Not supporting the nominee is a vote for the other side

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on the 2016 presidential race.

Carson: I Would Support Whoever the Nominee is

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As the presidential candidates look to Super Tuesday, Ben Carson discusses what he sees as his path to victory.

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“The path to victory would be people awakening and recognizing that what we are offering is exactly what they asked for, someone who was an outsider, someone who could not be bought or sold, someone who has a life of achievement,” the Republican presidential candidate told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney.

Carson addressed concerns he hasn’t won a primary or caucus yet and can’t win the nomination without delegates.

“No question about that.  But at the same time, recognize that my candidacy is non-traditional, this was not something that was part of my plan, but it was rather a response to millions of Americans and continues to be that.  We have millions of people on social media pushing us to stay in, who are supporting us.  We’re bringing in a lot more money this month than we did last month.”

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Carson also discussed whether he would support Donald Trump if he were to become the Republican nominee.

“Of course I would support whoever the nominee is.  And that is something that all Republicans and conservatives must understand, that if they decide that ‘no, I’m not going to support this person,’ then they are voting for the other side.”

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On Varney’s statement that it is not a unified party, Carson responded: “No question.  And I remember after the last debate, if you can call it that, so many of the international reporters asked me, ‘aren’t you embarrassed, isn’t this embarrassing for your country?’ You know, we have just reached a point where we don’t seem to understand what’s going on in the world anymore and it’s a little bit alarming.  It’s almost like the Roman Coliseum, and Rome was being destroyed and the people were only interested in what was going on in the coliseum.”