Tag Archives: John Kasich

Frothy Mix Screams At John Kasich For Breaking His Pledge To Support The Republican Nominee [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Tuesday called into question the “character” of John Kasich after the Republican governor of Ohio followed through with his promise not to vote for Donald Trump. While speaking to CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, the socially conservative senator explained that he was supporting Trump even though he did not agree with some ...

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Reince Priebus Threatens Kasich, Cruz, And Jeb: Back Trump Or We’ll Block Your Future Presidential Bids

The New York Daily News reports: Republican Party boss Reince Priebus on Sunday threatened GOP lawmakers who had yet to endorse Donald Trump with the possibility that he would work to prevent them from seeking the presidency if they ran again in the future. “People who agreed to support the nominee, that took part in our process, they used tools ...

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CLEVELAND: Police Union Asks Gov. John Kasich To Suspend Open Carry During GOP Convention

CNN reports: The head of Cleveland’s largest police union is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state’s open carry gun laws during this week’s Republican National Convention following Sunday’s shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others. “We are sending a letter to Gov. Kasich requesting assistance from him. He could ...

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Dr. Stabby Reveals Trump’s VP Shortlist

The Washington Post reports: Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon turned presidential candidate turned unfiltered pitchman for Donald Trump and now part of the presumptive nominee’s vice presidential search committee, sat in the back of a Town Car with his wife, Candy, on his way to a televised interview. He had just explained to the reporter riding along that he wanted no ...

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BREAKING: John Kasich To Drop Out Today

From the Columbus Dispatch: Ohio Gov. John Kasich abruptly canceled a planned trip to Washington today as some advisers have been suggesting he should end his presidential campaign. Kasich, who plans to make a statement in Columbus at 5 p.m. today, had planned to hold a major news conference upon his arrival at Dulles International Airport at 10:45 a.m. in ...

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Kasich Observes Star Wars Day In New Ad [VIDEO]

“No, there is another.” Via Politico: John Kasich’s campaign, which pulled resources from Indiana as part of a failed agreement with Cruz to prevent Trump from reaching the necessary number of delegates to become the nominee, posted a video to his Twitter account Wednesday morning on Star Wars Day, imagining what the not-so-distant future could look like in a galaxy ...

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Kasich: People Are Probably Born Gay [VIDEO]

John Kasich yesterday shrugged and said “probably” when a gay San Francisco man asked if he believes that people are born gay. CNN reports: Kelly Bryan, 62, asked Kasich the question at a forum hosted by the Commonwealth of California Club, telling the Ohio governor, “Gay people are human beings and not a lifestyle choice. Please respond without prayer being ...

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Trump Now Needs Only 287 Delegates To Clinch

After yesterday’s five-state sweep by Donald Trump, the odds of a contested convention have diminished. The Hill reports: “I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely,” Trump said at a press conference at his New York hotel Tuesday night. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s over. These two guys can’t win, there’s no path,” he continued. Trump needs just 287 more ...

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Donald Trump Wins Connecticut, Pennsylvania & Maryland Primaries, Hillary Clinton Wins Maryland

Donald Trump has been projected to win the Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Maryland primaries. Hillary Clinton is the projected winner in Maryland. No surprises so far. Final voting tallies will determine the delegates awarded. UPDATE: Trump has completed the full sweep of all five states, also taking Delaware and Rhode Island.

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NBC Poll: Hillary +8 Over Donald Trump

Trump is surging on the GOP side. Politico reports: For the first time in the election cycle, Donald Trump has the support of half of Republican and Republican-leaning voters nationwide, according to the results of the latest NBC News/SurveyMonkey online weekly tracking poll released Tuesday. Ted Cruz and John Kasich, meanwhile, are stagnant or losing ground. Trump earned 50 percent, ...

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OPEN THREAD: Today’s Acela Primary

The media is calling today’s five contests the #AcelaPrimary after the high-speed (snort) Amtrak line that runs through the five states. Most expect sweeps for both Trump and Clinton, although Bernie Sanders stands a better shot of taking Rhode Island, today’s lone open primary state. Weigh in below with your predictions and your experience at the polls.

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New Mature Trump On John Kasich: I’ve Never Seen A Human Being Eat In Such A Disgusting Fashion [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Donald Trump relentlessly mocked Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s campaign-trail eating habits on Monday. During a rally in Rhode Island, the Republican presidential frontrunner said that the Ohio governor should learn from Trump’s children, whom Trump has urged to eat modest portions of food. “Did you see him? He has a news conference all the time when he’s ...

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FRENEMIES: Ted Cruz & John Kasich Team Up To Deny Trump The “Magic Number” Of GOP Delegates [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Ted Cruz and John Kasich are joining forces in a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the Republican presidential nomination. Within minutes of each other, the pair issued statements late Sunday saying they will divide their efforts in upcoming contests with Cruz focusing on Indiana and Kasich devoting his efforts to Oregon and New Mexico. The strategy — ...

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Donald Trump Wins New York Primary

The polls closed in New York state minutes ago and as expected Donald Trump has been projected to win, although under the GOP’s very complicated rules we won’t know how the delegates are allocated for at least a couple of hours. If Ted Cruz fails to take 20% of total vote, he’ll walk away empty-handed. On the Democratic side, exit ...

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Gov. John Kasich On Anti-LGBT “Right To Discriminate” Laws: Gays Just Need To Get Over It [VIDEO]

From the Democratic National Committee: This morning on CNN’s State of the Union, John Kasich was asked whether he would take steps to try to stop states from passing anti-LGBT “Right to Discriminate” laws. His blunt response? “No, I wouldn’t.” He added, “What I like to say is, just relax, if you don’t like what somebody is doing, pray for ...

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John Kasich: Let’s Move On From Gay Marriage [VIDEO]

Last night John Kasich reaffirmed his earlier statements that same-sex marriage is a settled issue. “There could be an effort to pass a Constitutional Amendment. I’m not for doing it. I’m for moving on,” the Republican presidential hopeful said Thursday in a town hall airing on MSNBC. “Exactly where it is now, I’m fine with it,” he said when asked ...

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New York Daily News Endorses Kasich

Yesterday they endorsed Hillary. From their editorial: New York’s 2.7 million registered Republican voters can break the fever that torments their party by voting for principled, pragmatic conservatism in the April 19 presidential primary. By his record of accomplishment in public life, by the credibility of his plans, by a temperament that marries a small government outlook with can-do effectiveness, ...

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John Kasich On Face The Nation: I Probably Wouldn’t Have Signed North Carolina’s Hate Law [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said this morning that he probably wouldn’t have signed a bill similar to the anti-trans one recently passed in North Carolina. He dismissively said that “we are not having this issue in our state” about religious liberty and talked at great length about balancing religious liberty with respect. Kasich avoided getting into the ...

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Pro-Kasich Ad Mocks “Lyin’ Ted” Cruz [VIDEO]

Ugh. Via The Hill: A new ad produced by a super-PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate John Kasich slams rival Ted Cruz for lying. The 30-second ad, titled “Nose,” was produced by New Day for America. “Many just call him Lyin’ Ted,” the ad starts out, referring to a nickname coined for the Texas senator by front-runner Donald Trump. The ad ...

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RARE CONSENSUS: None Of The Remaining GOP Candidates Will Support Party’s Eventual Nominee

Well, there’s finally one issue upon which all the remaining GOP candidates agree. The Hill reports: The presidential primary has been a wrenching experience for the GOP so far — and it’s about to get even worse. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich have all backed away from their pledge to support the party’s eventual nominee, foreshadowing a fight ...

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