Ben Carson insisted after Tuesday’s Nevada caucuses that he’s not going anywhere and said he will work to overcome the media and political pundits trying to push him out of the race.
With 5 percent of precincts reporting, Carson was in a distant fourth place. The retired neurosurgeon has had a string of disappointing finishes in early presidential contests so far.
“But you know what, I believe that they’re wrong,” Carson continued. “The interesting thing about my life is that I’ve had so many situations where people said this is impossible, it can’t be done.
“So unless I hear those words, I don’t even get excited. So now that they’re starting to stay those things, that’s good.”
Carson went on to say Americans are interested in hearing real solutions and he will continue his voter outreach to highlight his ideas.
“And we will continue to talk about them, but that’s an uphill battle of course because the media tries to black you out,” he added. “But we will find a way, through the people ... and their ability to communicate with each other.”
Donald TrumpDonald TrumpEPA removes climate change page from website Trump claims millions in savings on Air Force One Presidents with the worst first 100 days MORE sailed to victory in Nevada, and multiple networks called the race for him seconds after the caucuses concluded. Marco RubioMarco RubioOvernight Defense: Commander calls North Korea crisis 'worst' he's seen | Trump signs VA order | Dems push Trump to fill national security posts What’s with Trump’s spelling mistakes? Boeing must be stopped from doing business with Iran MORE and Ted CruzTed CruzTrump in campaign mode at NRA convention Trump’s hands are tied on 9th Circuit Schumer: Trump's handling of North Korea 'all wrong' MORE are battling for second place.