NEW YORK - Ben Carson may be leading Donald Trump in the polls, but now there's a firestorm of questionable stories surrounding the front-runner.
POLITICO says Carson admitted to fabricating his story that he was offered a scholarship to attend the U.S. Military Academy, West Point in 1969.
Reportedly, West Point has no record of Carson even applying.
POLITICO quoted West Point spokesperson Theresa Binkerhoff stating, "If he chose to pursue (the application process), then we would have records indicating such."
Carson's campaign manager, Barry Bennett, told POLITICO Carson considered an appointment with West Point, but never sought admission.
It seems every political candidate is involved in some controversy.
Hillary has her e-mail scandal. Now, is this Ben Carson's? A scholarship isn't the only story voters are not expecting to stick.
Carson claims he tried to stab his own friend in an outrage of anger, back when he was 14 years old.
The details surrounding that story aren't very clear either. Carson once described the guy was a family friend, a close relative, and he's also talked about the unlucky teen being a classmate. So which is it?
When you're running for the most powerful office in the land you've gotta be straight with the facts.