Ben Carson doesn't think Muslim people should be president

Ben Carson
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Retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday he wouldn't be comfortable with a Muslim president.

"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation," he told Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet the Press. "I absolutely would not agree with that."

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