Sun Times: Dr. Ben Carson, the Republican party’s current No. 2 presidential candidate, said he would consider a run for the White House outside of the party but probably not this cycle.
“If I had to, I would, but I don’t think it’s necessary,” Carson told Charlotte’s 99.3FM radio on Monday. “I believe that people can actually move beyond the label.”
Carson then noted that he gets support from Democrats all the time. Host Keith Larson then noted that Carson was one of the candidates who raised his hand during the first GOP debate to signify that he would not run outside the party.
“Well, I don’t see a situation where I need to run outside of it,” Carson said again. “I see a lot of intelligent people at the rallies that we go to, both Democrats and Republican, mostly Republicans, mostly conservatives. more here