Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) throughout a Wednesday interview on CNN left the door choice to a doable main problem to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump tears into ‘loopy’ Bernie Sanders after Fox Information city corridor Trump claims supporters have been stored out of Fox Information’s Bernie Sanders city corridor In a single day Protection: Trump vetoes measure to finish US-role in Yemen conflict | Poland near deal on base jokingly referred to as ‘Fort Trump’ | Iranian lawmakers vote to label US Mideast forces as terrorists MORE within the 2020 election.
“All of my choices stay on the desk,” mentioned Kasich, who ran for the Republican 2016 nomination and is a frequent critic of President Trump.
“I don’t get up every single day taking a look at polls or occupied with me and my political future. I simply need to be an excellent voice,” he added, saying he’s nonetheless deeply considering points corresponding to well being care prices, the atmosphere and revenue inequality.
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If he did leap into the race, he would additionally face off in opposition to former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld (R), who introduced that he would problem Trump for the GOP nomination on Monday.
Weld advised Fox Information on Tuesday that he has inspired Kasich and former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to additionally run in opposition to the president.
Polls present any Republican challenger to Trump faces an uphill wrestle as he maintains excessive ranges of help among the many get together’s base.
Whereas the 2020 GOP subject is small to date, greater than a dozen Democrats — together with a number of senators, Home members, governors and mayors — are vying for the get together’s nomination.