Chaos in Carson campaign as top aides resign – Politico

Campaign manager Barry Bennett and communications director Doug Watts both resigned, as Carson’s operation struggles to regain momentum. Ben Carson’s campaign manager and a number of top aides resigned on Thursday, throwing the retired neurosurgeon’s presidential run into turmoil as a controversial general prepares to lead the campaign’s comeback effort. Campaign manager Barry Bennett and […]

Ben Carson on the brink: ‘A process like this is pretty brutal’ – Washington Post

Two days before Christmas, with his presidential campaign fading fast, Ben Carson sought to take control at his manse in the countryside west of Baltimore. A video crew was in the front living room preparing to film a campaign ad. A photo shoot was being prepped in the basement. The Associated Press had come calling, […]

Carson Threatens To Leave GOP — ‘Will Assess His Party Participation Going Forward’ – The Daily Caller

Ben Carson lashed out against the Republican National Convention on Friday, culminating in a threat to leave the party if rumors of a brokered GOP convention prove true. On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that several high ranking GOP delegates met to discuss the possibility of a brokered convention, meetings Carson claimed would eventually “destroy the party.” “If it […]