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Ben Carson Presidential Campaign Announcement
Retired neurosurgeon and author Ben Carson announced in his hometown of Detroit that he would seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He talked about his commitment to the Constitution, and his goal of improving the economy should he be elected.1,462 views
The ceremonious event, which took place in Detroit’s Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, included the presentation of the colors, the national anthem, and invocation. Multiple choirs performed, beginning with a gospel version of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and then a medley of patriotic standards.
Chief Justice John Roberts spoke about the history, meaning, and provisions of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the operation of government within the parameters set forth in the U.S. Constitution. Video footage highlighted the operation of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government by providing footage of several recent events and activities such as presidential inaugurals, impeachment proceedings, legislative events, and Supreme Court oral arguments. Chief Justice Roberts also talked about ways in which the Constitution had been interpreted and its function as a working document.11,023 views