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Ben Carson never offered West Point scholarship: campaign

Friday, November 06, 2015 - 00:50

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's campaign says he never applied nor was accepted to West Point, contradicting an account in Carson's autobiography. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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I did hear a lot of what you can't do it. And like when I join ROTC. And I joined late so I wouldn't have the full. Six semesters. You know halftime. And you know I had a goal of achieving. It's the office of city to active officer. When no one ever done that. And everything tell me you can do that but long story short. You weren't and didn't. And is often a full scholarship to West Point cut to meet you know this morning go to congressional medal aren't finished. I've been decided really in my path we would commence.

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Ben Carson never offered West Point scholarship: campaign

Friday, November 06, 2015 - 00:50