Carson Won’t Apologize for Muslim Remark, Aide Says: Politico

“Dr. Carson was asked his opinion. His opinion was, the timing at this point, he would not vote for a Muslim in the White House,” Armstrong Williams, Ben Carson’s business manager, says in interview with CNN, Politico reports.

  • “It is not an issue of religion, it is an issue of one’s belief system, of how they will govern”
  • NOTE: Carson yesterday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” said “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation”
  • “He was thinking like someone who loves America first, who wants to protect America. He understands that there are tenets of Islam that hates Jews, that kills homosexuals, will kill Muslims, do not advocate belief and value systems that made America into the country that it is today,” Armstrong says

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