Carson buries ‘the hatchet,’ endorses Trump for president

BY    | Updated: Mar 11, 2016 at 10:46 AM

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) speaks after receiving the endorsement of  former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (L) at a campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) speaks after receiving the endorsement of former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (L) at a campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters

PALM BEACH, Florida — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he and Donald Trump have “buried the hatchet” after months of political wrangling, and he is endorsing the GOP front-runner’s White House bid.

At a press conference in Palm Beach, Florida on Friday, Carson, who left the race earlier this month, described “two Donald Trumps” — the persona reflected on stage, and a private, “very cerebral” person who “considers things carefully.”

In his introduction to Carson Friday, Trump described the retired neurosurgeon as a “special, special person — special man,” and a “friend” who is respected by everyone.

Carson warned that it is “extremely dangerous” when political parties attempt to “thwart the will of the people,” and urged politicians to “strengthen the nation,” rather than create divisions.

At a news conference on Friday morning, former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson endorsed Donald Trump for the GOP nomination for president.

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