Ben Carson Says Bush and Obama Offered him Surgeon General Job

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Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon and former GOP presidential candidate, said the Obama administration once offered him the surgeon general position. “You know George W. Bush offered me that position,” Carson said Monday on the Alan Colmes Show. “The Obama administration, before they found out who I really was, offered me that position.” Carson went on to say he is not interested in a “government position” in a potential Trump administration. He is slated to address the Republican National Convention Tuesday night.

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SOURCE: The Daily Beast Cheat Sheet