In a surprisingly frank talk withÂ The New York Times, a Ben CarsonÂ adviser offering a rather unflattering comment of a unfamiliar process chops of a claimant heâ€™s perplexing to assistance elect president.
Duane R. Clarridge, whomÂ The Times
The candidate,Â Clarridge pronounced he suggested to Armstrong Williams, Carsonâ€™s business manager, should have discussion callsÂ every week on foreignÂ affairs so that his advisers â€œcan make him smart.â€
Carsonâ€™s teamÂ pushed behind againstÂ that comment andÂ The Times
In a statement,Â Carson orator Doug Watts said: â€œMr. Clarridge has deficient believe of a daily, not weekly briefings, that Dr. Carson receives on critical inhabitant confidence matters from former troops and state dialect officials.â€
Watts also doubtful Clarridgeâ€™s position and change with Carson, as described byÂ The Times.New York Times
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The source who furnished Carson with a informationÂ had â€œoverleapedâ€ in creation a assertion, Clarridge said, and suggested heâ€™d been â€œdesperate for some headline.â€
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So what happened?
â€œHeâ€™s been briefed on it so many times,â€ WilliamsÂ said. â€œI theory he only froze.â€
Fortunately for Carson, a story did embody one clever publicity from one of his ownÂ advisers about his inhabitant confidence credentials.
Robert F. Dees, a late Army general, said, â€œHe has a right things to be commander in chief.â€