Ben Carson defended Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDem rep: Nunes acting ‘aggressive,’ ‘unusual’ The Democratic Party playbook must change if liberals are to win the future How Gorsuch's SCOTUS tap is a painful reminder of civic ignorance MORE on Wednesday for his proposal to punish women who get illegal abortions, a position he quickly reversed.
"That happens very frequently, and you know, what you develop with experience is how to answer that in a way that is not definitive," the former GOP candidate added. "You know how politicians are. He hasn’t really learned that because he's not a politician."
Carson, who endorsed Trump after dropping out of the race, went on to say that Trump was later able to come up with a more “informed” answer.
“He has now had time to come back and think about it, and to talk with his people about it, and come up with a more rational and informed type of answer.”
Trump released a statement after the interview saying the abortion provider would be held responsible, not the woman.