WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he has no idea how he’ll vote come November because he doesn’t support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. He also says he isn’t sure whether Trump can win Ohio if he remains so divisive.
Kasich, who lost the GOP primary to Trump and shunned the Republican National Convention, tells CNN’s “State of the Union” that four years of Hillary Clinton would mean “total gridlock.”
“I just thought it was inappropriate to go in there,” Kasich said of skipping the GOP convention.
But Kasich says he can’t swing behind Trump either, and that any candidate who wants to win his support has to “operate in the light,” and not on the “dark side of the street.”
In regard to Ohio, Kasich noted that it may be harder for the GOP candidate to win the state due to the divisive nature of his campaign.
“I still think it’s difficult if you are dividing to be able to win in Ohio,” Kasich said. “I think it’s really, really difficult.”
But when asked whether he — a noted Republican — would vote for a Democratic candidate Kasich said, “let’s not get ahead of ourselves.”
“We still have time, it’s something I think about,” Kasich said.
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