What Ben Carson just said about Muslims is not sitting well with liberals at all.
Ben Carson said that he doesn’t believe a Muslim belongs in the White House.
‘I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,’ Carson said during an interview on ‘Meet the Press,’ according to a transcript. ‘I absolutely would not agree with that.’
Host Chuck Todd was getting Carson’s reaction to the controversy that has plagued Donald Trump’s campaign in recent days over whether the billionaire should have corrected an attendee at a town hall forum who called President Obama a Muslim and ‘not even an American.’
The question posed to Carson was whether the faith of a presidential candidate should matter.
Carson said it depended on what that faith is.
‘If it’s inconsistent with the values and principles of America, then of course it should matter,’ said the neurosurgeon-turned-politician. ‘But if it fits within the realm of America and [is] consistent with the Constitution, no problem.’
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