Boehner endorses Kasich: reports

Former Speaker of the House John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run MORE endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Saturday, Cincinnati.com reports. 

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BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run 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 TrumpHow the president-elect will 'Trump-start' the economy Dems introduce ‘Buy America’ amendment to water bill White House: New Air Force One will benefit future presidents MORE, although the margin has narrowed. The latest Real Clear Politics average puts Trump ahead by just 2.5 percentage points.