During an interview on Sunday, Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio gave a slight hint that he would be leaving the Republican Party if the party’s member will not work together. Kasich had run against the United States President Donald Trump in 2016, he was the only person who was standing in the Trump’s presidency path. He has announced his final decision in May in order to end his bid.
He has been seen as the Republican moderate many times.
In an interview with CNN, Kasich told the anchor Jake Tapper, “If the party can’t be fixed, Jake, then I’m not going to be able to support the party. Period. That’s the end of it.”
Kasich’s statements are making headlines and generating lots of mixed buzz. When asked about his future in the GOP, he said he was committed to the Republican party and he determined to win it. He said, “I want this party to be straightened out.”
By his statements, Kasich can leave Republican Party “If the party can’t be fixed”He added that he had “no idea what the Democrats are for.”
He also cleared that he did not support Roy Moore, the former judge. He said, “I don’t run the party.” He added, “I can tell you, for me, I don’t support that. I couldn’t vote for that.”
Kasich said, “What I’m trying to do is struggle for the soul of the Republican Party the way that I see it.” He added, “And I have a right to define it, but I’m not going to support people who are dividers.”
“I don’t run the party,” He said. “I can tell you, for me, I don’t support that. I couldn’t vote for that.”
He ran against the President in 2016 and became the frequent critic of Trump. He frequently criticizing the President since the inauguration.