WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich says he asked for Chris Christie’s support but that the New Jersey Governor “just went another way” with his endorsement of Donald Trump.READ MORE: With COVID-19 Cases 'Skyrocketing' In Dallas County, Risk Level Bumped Up To 'Red'
Kasich spoke with reporters Friday night after conducting a town hall meeting at the University of Memphis.
Kasich says he was a little surprised when Christie gave his support to Trump. The Ohio governor says he didn’t try to pressure Christie and adds that “you couldn’t pressure Chris Christie into anything anyway.”READ MORE: Juneteenth Now An Official City Holiday In Duncanville
Kasich says, “It’s just the way life is. It’s okay.” He says Christie is a friend and always will be.
Kasich is scheduled to visit Nashville and Knoxville on Saturday.MORE NEWS: 'Lockdowns Are Wrong': Texas Gov. Abbott Reaffirms No More State Shutdowns, Mandates During Pandemic
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