John Kasich

Presidential Horse Race 2016: #NeverTrump’s scalp dance is a tad premature

Donald Trump’s recent struggles with the media have #NeverTrumpers believing they’re about to take a scalp, but they’re sadly mistaken. Plus, #NeverTrump’s latest hope involves a secret delegate revolt; Trump tells GOP it’s a two-way street when it comes to helping him win, and, Trump suggests Jeb Bush (and Mitt Romney?) is behind coup rumors.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: #NeverTrump completes the journey to Neverland

Even after the Orlando Islamic terrorist attack, the #NeverTrump movement is insisting on finding a new candidate. Plus, Instead of supporting Trump’s position, the establishment hits The Donald after Orlando; Marco Rubio’s continued denials concerning running for reelection means he’s closer than ever to saying “yes”, and, Trump points fingers at Obama, Hillary and political correctness in anti-terror speech.

CHQ 2016 GOP Vice Presidential Straw Poll Top Choices

The choice Donald Trump makes for Vice President will make – or break – the deal he needs to conclude with conservatives to cement a winning populist – conservative coalition.

However, beyond saying he "wants a vice president who knows Washington, is able to deal with the Congress and could be viewed as somebody who could be president" Trump has given little indication who he might select as his running mate. What conservative do you think best fits the job description given for Vice President on a Trump ticket? CHQ readers have narrowed the field, now you decide?

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CHQ 2016 GOP Vice Presidential Straw Poll

The choice Donald Trump makes for Vice President will make – or break – the deal he needs to conclude with conservatives to cement a winning populist – conservative coalition.

However, beyond saying he "wants a vice president who knows Washington, is able to deal with the Congress and could be viewed as somebody who could be president" Trump has given little indication who he might select as his running mate. What conservative do you think best fits the job description given for Vice President on a Trump ticket? Is there a conservative dark horse you want to write in?

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Kasich tells his delegates to remain bound to him through convention

Philip Rucker, Washington Post

Kasich believes holding onto his delegates is a smart play in a campaign season that has been wild and unpredictable, an aide explained. The governor also thinks his delegates could become leverage to encourage Trump to be a more positive and unifying figure ahead of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, said the aide, who requested anonymity to speak candidly.