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Carson Responds to Trump: ‘I Have Plenty of Energy’

As the Republican race heats up, Donald Trump has begun to attack the other candidates, looking for weaknesses and solidifying his presence as the party bully.

Over the last week, Trump began to take jabs at Ben Carson, suggesting that he lacked the energy to be president and wasn’t capable of making big decisions.

Carson has fired back, ensuring Trump that he is more than capable.

“I recognize that I have plenty of energy,” Carson said on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “You know, operating on people for 10, 12, sometimes for greater than 20 hours at a time, making critical decision after many hours of intense work.”

He also addressed Trump’s concern that he lacked a strong business sense.

“Well, neurosurgeon is not the only thing that I am, although I will tell you that it requires a lot of knowledge to become a neurosurgeon and you’re not going to have very many dumb people become neurosurgeons,” he said.

“But, I have also spent decades in the business world and corporate world on the board of Kellogg’s for 18 years, Costco for 16 years, learning both national and international business and dealing with very complex issues – being the chairman of the board of Vaccinogen, a biotech company; starting a national scholarship program, nine of 10 of which fail; and winning major national awards that are only given to one organization in the country,” Carson added.

Lastly, he touched on Trump’s point that he was too nice.

“Well, I don’t think so, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with being nice,” he said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

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