Ben Carson: Obama May Be ‘Guilty Of Treason’ If DHS Is Shut Down

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February 17, 2015 12:03 p.m.

Potenital presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson suggested Monday that President Barack Obama could be “guilty of treason” in the event of a Department of Homeland Security shutdown.

Carson made the remarks on Newsmax TV’s “America’s Forum,” when host and former Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ) asked whether the former pediatric neurosurgeon had advice for GOP congressional leaders facing an impasse over immigration that could lead to a partial defunding of DHS.

“I would say break the funding for Homeland Security up into parcels. Don’t present it as a whole bill. That makes it much more difficult for [Obama] to stand in the way,” Carson said.

“And, if he does stand in the way, particularly of things that are vital to the security of this country, then I think we can start talking about treason,” Carson said. “If things are done to the contrary to the security of this country, whoever does them is guilty of treason.”

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h/t Right Wing Watch

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