Republican presidential candidate Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonBiden cannot keep letting Trump set the agenda The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump heads to New Hampshire after renomination speech Five takeaways on GOP's norm-breaking convention MORE is blaming his awkward entrance at the latest GOP debate to poor sound backstage. 

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“ABC News has admitted there were sound issues,” Carson said in the spin room after the debate, according to Politico. “We couldn’t hear very well backstage, so I was just waiting to hear my name.” 

Carson said he didn’t go out on stage when the stage manager told him Saturday night to because he didn’t hear his name. 

Carson instead froze in front of the camera while other candidates were being introduced. Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHR McMaster says president's policy to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is 'unwise' Cast of 'Parks and Rec' reunite for virtual town hall to address Wisconsin voters Biden says Trump should step down over coronavirus response MORE and John Kasich also failed to step on stage when they were introduced.   

“They said go out when you hear your name and I didn’t hear my name,” Carson said.