Donald Trump: John Kasich is not on board because ‘he got beaten so badly’
Donald Trump said Monday he doesn’t really care if people like Ohio Gov. John Kasich endorse him — but he also didn’t contradict Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who on Sunday hinted at possible retribution for such holdout Republicans.
“I really don’t care. That’s not up to me — that’s up to them,” Mr. Trump said on “Fox and Friends.” “They signed a very, very strong pledge, and they signed it because they wanted me to sign it.”
Mr. Trump is referring to a pledge the Republican presidential candidates took to support the party’s eventual nominee. Several of Mr. Trump’s former 2016 GOP rivals like Mr. Kasich, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Ted Cruz have yet to explicitly endorse him.
“Now … there were three or four of them that didn’t honor it, and the reason they didn’t honor it is [because] they got beaten so badly,” Mr. Trump said.
“I mean, I beat Kasich so badly that it was unbelievable,” he said. – READ MORE