By Jack Davis. In one of the latest strategies from a Republican establishment trying to find the right combination of factors to stop presidential candidate Donald Trump, subtle and public pressure is being applied to convince Ohio Gov. John Kasich to drop out of the race.
The concept is that with fewer candidates, Trump foes will outnumber his loyalists and Trump will not win the nomination
There’s one problem: Kasich isn’t going away.
“I’m going to stay in for a long time,” Kasich said. “I’m going all the way” . . .
Polls in the upcoming Super Tuesday voting show Kasich trailing. However, Kasich’s home state of Ohio votes March 15. If Kasich were to win the winner-take-all contest, he would amass 66 delegates.
“They thought we would have a nominee by some point in March. This is going to be a race that’s going to go much deeper into the calendar,” Kasich strategist John Weaver told reporters Saturday. “The Kasich brand of being uplifting and inclusive, of having a conservative reform agenda that can be enacted and can be positive is a growing force in national politics. (Read more from “Revealed: The GOP Candidate the Establishment Wants out of the Race” HERE)
Kasich: ‘Nobody’s Gonna Win but Trump’ Next Week
By The Daily Beast. Shortly after Thursday night’s debate, Gov. John Kasich said that “Nobody’s gonna win but Trump” in the Republican presidential candidates’ battle on Super Tuesday. He qualified that estimate when asked about Ted Cruz’s chances in his home state of Texas—one of the 12 states voting in primaries next week.
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) February 26, 2016
(Read more from “Kasich: ‘Nobody’s Gonna Win but Trump’ Next Week” HERE)