Donald Trump said Friday that winning the endorsement of former rivalBen Carson is part of his effort to unite the party around his still-contentious candidacy.
“It adds total credence to what I’m trying to,” Trump said in introducing Carson during a news conference Friday morning.
The retired neurosurgeon who dropped out of the Republican race last week said there are “two Donald Trumps:” The one you see on stage, and the more “cerebral,” private person who will start to emerge as the fall campaign approaches.
“He is actually a very intelligent man who cares very deeply about America,” Carson said.
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