Press Release - Wow: Ben Carson Just Scored A Huge Win Over Trump In A Way No One Expected (Western Journalism)
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson topped rival Donald Trump Tuesday as his appearance before a Phoenix, AZ, crowd was more than double the size of the crowd Trump drew in the area last month. Carson's event, initially scheduled for a venue seating 2,300 people, drew about 12,000 people.
Carson, second in the most recent poll to Trump after being a virtual unknown a few weeks ago, joked with the Phoenix crowd about how earlier in the year, the political class had all but dismissed him.
Ben Carson, Press Release - Wow: Ben Carson Just Scored A Huge Win Over Trump In A Way No One Expected (Western Journalism) Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/311876