Boehner endorses Kasich: reports

Former Speaker of the House John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerGOP revolts multiply against retiring Ryan Can Jim Jordan become top House Republican? Tensions on immigration erupt in the House GOP MORE endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Saturday, Cincinnati.com reports. 

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BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerGOP revolts multiply against retiring Ryan Can Jim Jordan become top House Republican? Tensions on immigration erupt in the House GOP MORE, speaking at a Lincoln Day dinner in Butler County, Ohio, told the audience he had already cast his vote for the governor.

"He's my friend," Boehner reportedly said. 

Ohio holds its winner-take-all primary on Tuesday. Kasich has said that he will drop out if he doesn't win his home state, and is still polling behind front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJuan Williams: Trump gives life to the left Kennedy retirement rumors shift into overdrive Pompeo to outline post-deal strategy on Iran MORE, although the margin has narrowed. The latest Real Clear Politics average puts Trump ahead by just 2.5 percentage points.