'This Week' Transcript: GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain

CAIN: Some people would infuse Sharia law in our court system if we allow it. I honestly believe that. So even if he calls me crazy, I am going to make sure that they don't infuse it little by little by little. It's not going to be some grand scheme, little by little. So I don't mind if he calls me crazy. I'm simply saying...

AMANPOUR: You're sticking to it?

CAIN: I'm sticking to it. American laws in American courts, period.

AMANPOUR: American laws are in American courts...

CAIN: Yes.

AMANPOUR: ... so the people of this country should be safe for the moment.

CAIN: Exactly.

AMANPOUR: Let me ask you about Chris Christie jumping in. Would you support that?

CAIN: Come on down, as they say, to use Bob Barker's term. And here's why. I respect Governor Christie. He has basically distinguished himself because he's not afraid to tell like it is, like me. But he would be another person in the contest. It would still be up to the people.

It doesn't concern me in terms of what it might do to my momentum, because one thing that we've learned about people who support Herman Cain, they do not defect. They're not waiting for the next flavor of the week, to use someone else's terminology. So it wouldn't bother me a bit.

AMANPOUR: Herman Cain, thank you very much, indeed, for joining us.

CAIN: It's been my pleasure.

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