Carson camp brings on former Bachmann staffer in Iowa

A key staffer for former Rep. Michele Bachmann's ill-fated 2012 presidential campaign in Iowa has signed on to retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson's developing shadow campaign.

Iowa’s obviously very important as it goes on the national stage and as it relates to the presidential. That’s where the action is,” Rhodes said.

Rhodes said in his new role for the group he would be connecting Carson with activists when the retired neurosurgeon visits the key early-caucus state, and spreading Carson’s message to potential supporters there.

While there, however, he displayed the very penchant for off-the-cuff controversial remarks that has establishment Republicans still wary of him, suggesting ISIS offers an example of an admirable commitment to principles that the U.S. lacks.

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Written by Alexandra Jaffe