Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) questioned the polls showing his rival Donald Trump is leading the nomination race.
Kasich said, “I’ve been in a virtual war with Donald Trump over these things. I flat out condemn the idea that we were going to have Muslims register. I mean, I can’t help that maybe you didn’t have a camera out there, but the fact is I condemned it as soon as it came out of his mouth. That is not acceptable.”
When asked why Trump is working Kasich said, “Well look, I don’t know how much he’s working and I don’t know who they’re surveying and I do believe in polls like you do, but at the same time, who are they surveying. Are these people for real? I don’t think so. I think at the end when you don’t have experience, when we look at this critical nature of foreign policy —I listened to a lot of what Leon Panetta had to say, I agree with much of it, much of it I’ve already said. And the idea that we’re going to repel an entire group of people on the basis of their religion, it’s nonsense. As you know, I’ve been in a Twitter war with Donald Trump and experience does matter and I have a lot of it. That’s why I have a solid plan to get rid of ISIS and rebuild our military.”
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