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'Enough debates,' says Trump as he wins former rival Ben Carson's support

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By Euronews  with REUTERS
'Enough debates,' says Trump as he wins former rival Ben Carson's support

<p>They’ve “buried the hatchet,” Ben Carson said, as the former contender for the Republican nomination in the US presidential race came out officially in support of Donald Trump.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet tw-align-center" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I endorse <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump">@realDonaldTrump</a>. It’s time to unite behind the candidate who will beat Hillary Clinton and return government to, "We the People"</p>— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) <a href="https://twitter.com/RealBenCarson/status/708294372148772864">March 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><br /> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet tw-align-center" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Many people fight for change in DC. <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump">@realDonaldTrump</a> is a leader with an outsider’s perspective & the vision, guts & energy to get it done.</p>— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) <a href="https://twitter.com/RealBenCarson/status/708291928023031813">March 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>Carson failed to respond when asked whose choice it was to back Trump.</p> <p>In the wake of the endorsement, billionaire businessman Trump called for an end to the campaign debates.</p> <p>“It would be nice to finish off with this one. I thought <span class="caps">CNN</span> did a fantastic job last night. I thought that Jake was a great moderator. It was just, it was just a really nice way to finish off the debate season. But I thought, I really think it’s enough debates,” he told supporters at a rally in St Louis.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet tw-align-center" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you St. Louis, Missouri! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MakeAmericaGreatAgain?src=hash">#MakeAmericaGreatAgain</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Trump2016?src=hash">#Trump2016</a><a href="https://t.co/qM1Mwq05j2">https://t.co/qM1Mwq05j2</a> <a href="https://t.co/MxVFHvHfS3">pic.twitter.com/MxVFHvHfS3</a></p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/708403542009253889">March 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>The <a href="http://www.euronews.com/2016/03/10/can-a-brokered-convention-stop-trump-it-could-amid-huuuuuge-chaos/">remarkably restrained Miami debate</a> attracted five million fewer viewers than a week previously.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet tw-align-center" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GOPDebate?src=hash">#GOPDebate</a> <a href="https://t.co/BuJ1YFkjvm">pic.twitter.com/BuJ1YFkjvm</a></p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/708183163969740800">March 11, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>