GULFPORT, MS. — The Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday pronounced those job on him to finish his presidential run need to “chill out” and finished a box he is a GOP claimant with a best probability during defeating Donald Trump in a primary.
“If we get out, that I’m not going to do, Trump is positively going to be a nominee,” Kasich told reporters after a city gymnasium here. “End of story.”
“I’m revelation ya – I’m going to stay in for a prolonged time. I’m going all a way,” he continued. Kasich pronounced he believes he will accumulate adequate representatives to win, and claimed he has a best probability of any claimant to better Trump pivotal arriving primaries — like a one in his home state of Ohio on Mar 15.
Kasich followed adult a fifth place finish in South Carolina by entrance in final place among a remaining GOP possibilities competing in Tuesday’s Nevada caucuses. His campaign, however, mostly skipped over both states, instead focusing on some-more auspicious primaries holding place Mar 1.
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“We’re meditative about Vermont, Massachusetts. Virginia is critical to us. we don’t know how we’ll do here yet, though we’ve got support here in this state, and during some indicate it’s going to go north. And when it goes north to Illinois and Ohio and Michigan…you’re gonna see things happening.”
Kasich points a comparison of a representatives he has perceived contra a state of his financial debate contrasted to a rest of a field. “We’ve spent distant reduction income than other debate and my nominee count is honestly within a shade of everybody else and they’ve spent a happening of income and a large cube of their income aggressive me,” he said. “So we’re not going anywhere, folks.”
At events opposite a south for a final few days, Kasich has faced steady questions from electorate during his city halls seeking how he can eventually emerge out of a Republican margin and take on Trump. A male in Kennesaw, Georgia Tuesday asked Kasich when he would “take a gloves off” and go after Trump and Rubio, and another lady during a Georgia eventuality told Kasich that she disturbed Trump “really prisoner a imagination since he knows a emotion. And your debate has not prisoner a imagination of a American people and that’s because you’re where you’re at.”
In Gulfport, a male told Kasich he believes a administrator is a many “qualified” and “compassionate,” though that he wonders how Kasich can eventually better Trump when a frontrunner keeps leading a rest of a margin in a early voting states.
“The competition consolidates, we kick Trump,” Kasich said.
“I consider he has a ceiling. And hopefully a competition will connect and I’ll be in a position to be means to go mono-y-mono and afterwards lay out my things and let him lay out his and we’ll see where we are.”
Another male in Gulfport asked Kasich about his thoughts on a probability of Kasich being clamp president, observant “the good Lord is job we to lead this country, if we can be series one, if not, theory what, series 2 gets it all done.”
“You know, we don’t know what we know about McKees Rocks. Pennsylvania,” Kasich said, referring to his home town. “We don’t run for series two. I’m sorry. It doesn’t work that way.”
“We have 54 of these races all over and we’ve had four. So everybody only needs to chill out,” he told his city hall. “We’ve got a prolonged approach to go.”