Trump: Carson ‘Wants To Abolish Medicare,’ Which Is ‘A Program That’s Worked’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that fellow Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson “wants to abolish Medicare,” “a program that’s worked” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Trump, in response to a question on why people should vote for him instead of Carson, said, “Because I will make the best trade deals, I will be strongest and best on the military. I will get rid of Obamacare. You know, Ben wants to knock out Medicare. I heard that over the weekend. He wants to abolish Medicare. And I think abolishing Medicare, I don’t think you’re going to get away with that one. And it’s actually a program that’s worked. So, it’s a program that some people love, actually. So, if you look at what’s going on with our country, if you take a look at the horrible deals that we’ve made, including the Iran deal, including, even you take a look on a different subject, Sergeant Bergdahl. We get Bergdahl, they get five of the killers that they’ve wanted for a long period of time. I mean, you know, it’s — the whole thing is ridiculous. And that’s why people are just so unhappy. I will make some of the great trade deals.  I will bring our jobs back. I’ll bring our money back. I’ll bring our manufacturing back. Ben cannot do that.”

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