"My feeling is, at the end of the day, whoever gets elected president should be in a position to be able to pick, you know, who they want and the American people will either decide by voting for a Republican or Democrat what the makeup of the court is," Kasich said.
He suggested that if he’s elected president, he would consider nominating Garland.
"Well, you know, he received, you know, overwhelming support, I think even from Sen. Hatch, so of course we'd think about it," Kasich said. "The way we do it, John [Dickerson], is we look at a person's record. I want a conservative who's not going to make the law but who will interpret the law and somebody of high standing. I don't care about their peccadilloes, you know, 30 years ago.”