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Ben Carson Dropping Out Of US Republican Presidential Race

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Ben Carson Dropping Out Of US Republican Presidential Race

ben carson dropping out presidential race

March 4, 2016 – Ben Carson Quitting US Republican Presidential Race

Ben Carson signalled on Wednesday he was quitting the Republican presidential race, leaving three candidates facing Donald Trump as the party establishment struggled to find a way to halt the outspoken businessman.

Carson, a conservative who briefly led opinion polls among Republicans earlier in the campaign, said he did not “see a political path forward” after performing poorly in this week’s Super Tuesday nominating contests. He said he would not participate in a Republican debate on Thursday.

ben carson quitting presidential race

Despite a push by some mainstream Republicans to try to block Trump from winning the nomination, the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers will not deploy their $400 million political arsenal to attack him in the presidential primary campaign.

As a conservative black Republican, Carson, 64, stood out in the mostly white Republican Party, but his campaign foundered amid staff infighting and questions about Carson’s familiarity with foreign policy.

His departure is unlikely to have a major impact on the fight among Republicans to become the party’s candidate in the Nov. 8 election to succeed Democratic President Barack Obama.

Reuters/Ipsos polling last month showed Carson supporters would mostly likely be split if he dropped out between Trump and U.S. Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas.

[Agency Report]

10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. my lady

    March 4, 2016 at 7:38 AM

    his choice

  2. precious

    March 4, 2016 at 8:17 AM

    is better dat u r dropping now Ben because I see Hillary Clinton winning

  3. Amazon

    March 4, 2016 at 9:36 AM

    Why quit easily, it’s not of him that runneth nor of him that willeth but of God that showeth mercy. So go back Ben Carson

  4. D Hunter

    March 4, 2016 at 9:41 AM

    May d best man win.

  5. Maryf

    March 4, 2016 at 10:38 AM

    That is his business. If he is dropping or rejoining, how does that reduce the prize of a dollar?

  6. Lady Q

    March 4, 2016 at 11:32 AM

    Na pastor work fit dis man, u too kalm.

  7. chyna

    March 4, 2016 at 2:21 PM

    Kpele

  8. Olanrewaju

    March 4, 2016 at 4:18 PM

    But why,he should have continue

  9. jojo

    March 4, 2016 at 8:26 PM

    wetin concern me

  10. Mae

    March 5, 2016 at 8:28 PM

    No more black man on the race…

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