In this Oct. 9, 2015 photo, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. In the past week, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has suggested the Holocaust wouldn't have happened if Jews in Europe were better armed, said gun control is a bigger tragedy than a bullet-riddled body and that the best way to confront a mass shooter is to rush the gunman. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ben Carson ends 2016 White House bid

Dr. Ben Carson dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Friday, saying he will be “leaving the campaign trail.”