Carson defends Trump at CPAC; will lead Christian voter group going forward

Carson defends Trump at CPAC; will lead Christian voter group going forward
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[Ed. – We knew on Wednesday that his campaign was bound to be a done deal.]

While Carson wouldn’t endorse any of the candidates, he later told reporters that all of the remaining Republican candidates could do the job of president.

And he defended Donald Trump to his critics — adding that Mitt Romney’s tear-down of Trump on Thursday would “destroy the unity in the party” and help Democrats.

“People who think Donald Trump would be the worst thing that ever happened … you make a really big mistake by trying to thwart the will of the people,” Carson said. …

Earlier Friday, My Faith Votes announced Carson as its new national chairman, putting out a statement ahead of Carson’s address to CPAC. …

The tax-exempt nonprofit educational group says it will undertake a national media campaign that will gather steam into the November presidential election. …

Carson repeated the message in a video on the group’s website, saying it’s his goal to encourage all Christians in “exercising our civic duty and voting.”

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