Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was asked about his deteriorating lead in the polls to his opponent, former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson.
Trump said that now Carson was a front-runner, it was likely he would face more scrutiny and that “a lot of things will come out” about Carson’s past.
“I don’t get it to be honest with you,” Trump said. “You know you look at different things having to do with Ben and there’s a lot of contradictions and a lot of questions. We’ll have to see. One thing I know about a front-runner — you get analyzed 15 different ways from China. And a lot of things will come out like – Ben was pro-abortion not so long ago as everyone has told me. I don’t know personally, but that is what I’m told. And all of a sudden, he’s so hard on abortion and under no circumstances virtually can there be exceptions. And you say, ‘How does that happen when you’re pro- and not that long ago, by the way. And all of a sudden you can’t have exceptions. That’s an unusual stance and I think people will look at that and they’ll look at lots of other things, including what happened at hospitals and what he was working on and a lot of things I hear. I just don’t actually get it. I give credit, but I don’t get it.”
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