John Kasich: GOP Candidate Said He Didn't Invite Trump To Ohio Rally

Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt

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Kasich said. "He said, 'no, I didn't.' I think Donald Trump decides where he wants to go and I think they think they're firing up the base". Earlier this afternoon, Trump called for Ohioans to re-elect U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Upper Arlington) in the special U.S. House election next Tuesday.

Though boisterous and bellicose, Trump steered clear of the trouble he stirred up the night before when he blasted one of Ohio's favourite sons, LeBron James.

President Donald Trump has arrived in OH at the Port Columbus International Airport and is appearing Saturday evening at Olentangy Orange High School north of Columbus in support of GOP congressional candidate Troy Balderson.

Trump promoted other Republican officeholders and candidates in OH as he rallied supporters Saturday night at Olentangy Orange High School north of Columbus. The crowd chanted "speaker of the House", a reference to the possibility that Jordan will seek the speakership after November's midterm elections.

GOP insiders are becoming increasingly concerned the Donald Trump's visits to battleground states to promote local candidates may be having a negative effect on voters as the president seems more interested in talking about himself than the local candidate in need of a boost at the polls. "And we're doing a lot of things people don't even know about".

Truck driver and Trump supporter Rob LaPat is attending his first Trump rally.

The president ended his tweet by saying "I like Mike!" - seeming to side with Michael Jordan in the debate over whether he or James is the greatest National Basketball Association player of all time.

Trump was traveling Saturday to OH to hold a rally for state Sen.

Kasich told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that the special congressional election Tuesday in a district that Trump won by double digits is surprisingly close.

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