Fresh of the third Republican debate, Republican Ben Carson urged his fellow GOP candidates to demand changes in how their party's debates are run, expressing frustration both about the CNBC moderators and the time allotted to candidates to answer questions.
"What it's turned into is a 'gotcha,'" Carson said to reporters at Colorado Christian University.
"Debates are supposed to be established to help the people get to know the candidates," Carson added, as he told a news conference that he would have his staff contact other campaigns to see about possible rule changes.
Carson said his cool and calm demeanor does not help during one of these debates, where some candidates seem to be rewarded for demanding the attention of the moderators.
"I am not a buttinsky," Carson said to chuckles from reporters.
Carson parried a series of questions from reporters about his cool and calm demeanor, knocking the thought that he would be easy prey for Hillary Clinton or any other Democrats if he was to be nominated for President by the GOP.
"It's not about me and gotcha questions, it's about the American people and whether they have the right to hear what we actually think said Carson."
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