Ben Carson on Friday accused the Republican National Committee (RNC) of tilting the GOP presidential race toward the party's preferred candidates.

“I think that they think they’re fair, but no, I don’t think so,” he said when asked whether the RNC is impartial on MSNBC. "I think they try to pick and choose who the candidate should be. They focus attention and help to certain people. Other people, they try to ignore.”

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Carson argued that the political establishment in general must honor the will of the voters.

“The RNC, the DNC [Democratic National Committee], everybody needs to recognize that this country was built around the will of the people,” the former Republican presidential candidate said.

“All of these pundits and big-time political players need to stop for a moment and say ‘do we really care about what the people want.’ ” said Carson, who has endorsed GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Guardian slams Trump over comments about assault on reporter Five takeaways from the first North Dakota Senate debate Watchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout US MORE.

Carson said he hopes the RNC stops resisting Trump’s success before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July.

“Hopefully between now and then they will come to understand that if they try and undermine the will of the people, they will not only have destroyed their party, but they will fundamentally change the United States of America.”

Trump on Thursday met with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus in Washington amid tension between the party and the candidates.

The businessman on Tuesday reneged on the RNC's pledge to support whoever wins the GOP presidential nomination. Trump's remaining rivals in the race, Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Rourke gives 'a definitive no' to possibility of running in 2020 Vicente Fox endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race Beto O'Rourke on impeachment: 'There is enough there to proceed' MORE (Texas) and Gov. John Kasich (Ohio), appeared to back away from the pledge as well.

Priebus late Thursday dismissed the standoff as "posturing" between all three men as they compete for the nomination.