Dr. Ben Carson said Thursday that he is “certainly leaning” toward endorsing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, backing up reports that he planned to publicly announce his support in Florida on Friday.
Carson, who ended his presidential bid last week after he failed to turn popularity among evangelical voters into support at the polls, told Fox News Radio that he was leaning toward backing the GOP front-runner. The retired pediatric neurosurgeon added that there are two Trumps -- a public entertainer and a private “thinking individual.”
The latter "is someone who you can reason with very easily, and who is actually very comfortable talking about issues, and recognizing that he doesn’t have all the answers. It’s a very different one -- it’s [a] night-and-day difference,” Carson said. “More reasonable, not a know-it-all and someone who recognizes that there are other people who certainly have more expertise in certain areas than he does. I think you’ll see that start to come out.”