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Adviser: Carson Sticks by Trump ‘100 Percent’

Dr. Ben Carson’s support of Donald Trump will not waver, in spite of the 2005 comments Trump made about women, as Carson believes the comments are no different than rap lyrics sung today.

The Hill reports:

Donald Trump ally Ben Carson is sticking by the Republican presidential nominee despite the emergence of a lewd video that has led to calls for Trump to step away from the GOP ticket, according to Carson’s top adviser.

Carson adviser Armstrong Williams said that Carson stands by Trump “100 percent,” according to Wall Street Journal reporter Reid Epstein.

Ben Carson still stands with Trump “100%,” Armstrong Williams tells me. Of lewd tape: “It’s no different from what you hear in rap music.”

— Reid J. Epstein (@reidepstein) October 8, 2016

Regarding Friday’s leaked video of Trump making obscene sexual comments about women, Armstrong told Epstein: “It’s no different from what you hear in rap music.”

Carson’s continued support is important as he’s helped Trump make inroads among evangelical Christians skeptical about Trump’s adherence to social conservative values.

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