WATCH LIVE: Ben Carson endorses Donald Trump in Florida

Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson joins GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpAFL-CIO head: Trump’s ‘a fraud’ Gingrich, Christie top Trump’s VP list: report Overnight Cybersecurity: DNC hacker Guccifer 2.0 speaks out MORE Friday morning at the billionaire businessman’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., to offer his official endorsement.

Trump confirmed the endorsement on Thursday night’s GOP debate, saying Carson "will be very much involved” in advising him on education, calling it Carson’s “expertise.”

The retired neurosurgeon is expected to accompany Trump on the campaign trail as the real estate mogul attempts to cement his lead in Florida ahead of next week’s pivotal primary in the Sunshine State.

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