Two Conservatives Say They've 'Buried the Hatchet'
Ben Carson officially endorsed Donald Trump for president Friday morning, praising the GOP frontrunner as "cerebral" and "reasonable."
Before dropping out of the GOP race, Carson had been labeled "pathological" by Trump, who even compared him to a child molester when his numbers began to eclipse the Manhattan billionaire's.
Carson's claim that there are "two Donald Trumps" drew reporters' questions.Â
First, Trump agreed there areÂ "two Donald Trumps":
Then minutes later, flip-flopped, saying there's only one, who is a "very deep thinker":
Trump: There are two Donald Trumps.â€” Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) March 11, 2016
[7 minutes pass]
Trump: â€œI donâ€™t think there are two Donald Trumps. Thereâ€™s one Donald Trump."
Trump promised that Carson would have a strong role in his administration, especially in the areas of medicine and education:
But just four months ago Trump had a very different impression of his former opponent:
With Ben Carson wanting to hit his mother on head with a hammer, stab a friend and Pyramids built for grain storage - don't people get it?â€” Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2015