Kasich Still Trying To Push Gun Control Despite His Own Party’s Opposition
By Tom Knighton
John Kasich wanted to be president of the United States. While he was never a front-runner, most Republicans seemed to figure that if he landed in the White House, it wouldn’t be a complete disaster. The Ohio Governor was probably not the worst choice possible, right?
Well, his antics since then have been more than enough to convince me that he would have been a trainwreck as president.
After all, his continued push for gun control despite his own party’s opposition to it.
Gov. John Kasich has grown increasingly frustrated as he’s watched shootings in Las Vegas and Florida — and closer to home in Cincinnati and his city of Westerville — fail to move state lawmakers around the country to tighten state gun laws.
That includes in Ohio, where his fellow Republicans in Columbus have sidelined a package of what Kasich dubbed “sensible (gun law) changes that should keep people safer” that the governor advanced this spring.
Kasich said more public pressure must be brought to bear to get lawmakers to act.
“It’s just hard to do this, particularly when it leaves the public consciousness soon after it happens,” Kasich said in an interview with the AP.
Kasich said public concern appeared to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms