No Muslim should be US president: Carson

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks to the crowd at the Heritage Action Presidential Candidate Forum on September 18, 2015 in Greenville, South CarolinaRepublican presidential hopeful Ben Carson said no Muslim should be president of the United States, adding a new twist to a controversy roiling the party’s White House nominating race. In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Carson, a retired brain surgeon who often refers to his own deep Christian faith, was asked whether a president’s religion should matter. If it’s inconsistent with the values and principles of America, then of course it should matter.

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