When radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Dr. Ben Carson if he would accept the U.S. surgeon general nomination from President Barack Obama, the famous neurosurgeon was definitive in his response.

“No, no,” Carson replied immediately. “Because if I would, if I were going to serve in that position, I would have to serve under someone that I trusted.”

Hewitt pressed further: “If he said I will not interfere with the guidance you give, we need someone to rally the country around being calm and appropriately prepared, you’d really, you’d say no to the president of the United States?”

“Yes, absolutely,” Carson said.

“I’m shocked,” Hewitt added.

Listen to the segment via “The Hugh Hewitt Show” below:

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