Ben Carson, a Donald Trump adviser, says that the GOP nominee will be balancing the budget with what Carson calls a new approach.

“What is different is, you don’t spend like a drunken sailor and you create an environment that encourages entrepreneurial risk taking.”

Trump promises to fix the nation’s economy and debt, without reducing two of the largest government expenditures: entitlements and defense. Carson says he also won’t raise taxes. The remedy, Carson says, is fixing the economy first, doing away with regulations.

“If we fix the economy, reform the tax code, get rid of insistent regulations – 81,000 pages of regulations last year – so that you can once again energize what was the world’s most vibrant economic machine, then you’re not going to have anywhere near the pressure on the entitlement programs.”

Carson has gone from being the target of Trump’s ire to becoming a member of Trump’s VP vetting team. He also served as a liaison between the GOP nominee and House Speaker Paul Ryan. Though he is a former GOP contender, he says he is non-partisan, blaming both parties for the country’s financial situation.

“The trouble that we are in financially has been reeked upon us by both Democrats and Republicans. A pox on both of their houses.”

Check out our video to hear of more of his discussion on Trump’s economic proposals and his efforts to unify the Republican Party.

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