After telling reporters that he "saw the film" of American Muslims in New Jersey cheering on Sept. 11, 2001, Ben Carson walked back his comments and said he was unsure of where the footage of celebrations was taken.
Donald Trump recently surfaced the debunked rumors that on 9/11 "thousands" of New Jersey residents cheered during the attack. And when asked on Monday, Carson said that he saw the newsreels of the alleged celebrations in New Jersey.
Later in the day, Carson's campaign told ABC News that the candidate did not mean to say he saw cheering in New Jersey, but that he meant to refer to celebrations in the Middle East.
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