'Trump can point to those people, Carson can't — and he is going to be defined by that.'Republican strategist Matt Mackowiack, who described himself as a friend of Williams, added: 'It's an incredible shame because Ben Carson has a lot of potential, but with the exception of Barry Bennett, his campaign manager, he does not have people with experience around him.'There are an awful lot of people making an awful lot of money from Ben Carson's campaign,' added Mackowiack.'The problem is that Carson was an accomplished surgeon, but his knowledge is incredibly narrow and incredibly deep.In his book Blinded by the Right, Brock claimed that Williams asked him if he was 'dominant or submissive in bed'Author Kelley touched upon Williams's relationship with the Enquirer in her biography.She quoted Williams as saying 'Stedman and I have been close for a long time.In an exclusive interview with Daily Mail Online Williams admitted he was paid by the supermarket tabloid, but said it was merely for 'managing' stories for the pair that were going to be published anyway.Joined at the hip: Armstrong Williams, the trusted aide who helped propel Ben Carson to become a top contender for the Republican presidential nomination received tens of thousands of dollars from the National Enquirer for stories about Oprah Winfrey, Daily Mail Online can reveal'My days of working with the National Enquirer were some of the most enjoyable days of my life.
And Winfrey herself was so upset with the Enquirer stories that she labeled the magazine 'verbal pornography,' and became so paranoid about the tabloids that she told employees they must never mention her name outside her Chicago office.'The problem for Carson is that he doesn't have a record as a governor or a senator, so people can't see the type of people he has had in his cabinets or on his staff,' Democratic strategist Joe Trippi told Daily Mail Online.But I've had my problems with Oprah over the years so now I just deal with him.'Kelley quoted a former tabloid editor as saying: 'We had a direct pipeline into her office and knew every move she was making, because she and Stedman exchanged their schedules every two weeks and Armstrong gave us copies. An hour later she called room service to pick up the empty tins outside her door, which our guy photographed.'Of all the stories we did on Oprah and her weight over the years, that one stands out in my mind because of what it told me about the kind of obesity bingeing she did in secret when on one was around.' A former National Enquirer assignment editor told author Kelley about Winfrey's binge eating during a vacation to Necker Island in the Caribbean.A former National Enquirer assignment editor told Kelley about Winfrey's binge eating during a vacation to Necker Island in the Caribbean. 'When Stedman went out to play golf, Oprah called room service and ordered two pecan pies At one point, Gregory claimed, Williams thought he had a 'bump' on his penis and asked Gregory to examine it.Once the deal was made public, Tribune Media ended Williams's newspaper columns and the Government Accountability Office issued a report saying the payments were illegal.He told Daily Mail Online Carson would make a great commander-in-chief. He has integrity, he has the intellect, he has the humility, he has the temperament, he has the capacity to learn from others and grow, he has the ability to evolve and become a better person, he can be firm and make tough decisions while being compassionate and he is very noble.