Kasich: 'I'm not out to stop anybody'

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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich on Sunday dodged a question about whether he'd tell his supporters in Florida to vote for rival Marco RubioMarco RubioTrump: NM governor ‘not doing the job’ New Mexico GOP gov. won’t attend home-state Trump rally Rubio: 'It’s not that we lost, it’s that Donald Trump won’ MORE in an effort to stop front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRyan aide: 'We've not told the Trump campaign to expect an endorsement' Trump donates M to veterans’ charity Trump: NM governor ‘not doing the job’ MORE.

"I'm not out to stop anybody," the Ohio governor said on "Fox News Sunday." 

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"I'm out to get myself elected," he said.

Rubio's campaign spokesman said last week that the Florida senator's supporters in Ohio should vote for Kasich, who has the best chance against Trump in the Buckeye State.

“I’m just stating the obvious: If you’re a Republican primary voter in Ohio and you want to beat Donald Trump, your best chance in Ohio is John Kasich, because John Kasich is the sitting governor and he’s closest to Donald Trump in some of the polls there,” spokesman Alex Conant said on CNN.
The Ohio governor added on Sunday that he isn't in Florida campaigning. He continued to tout the experience he has that show he can be an "effective leader." 
 
"I want people to know that I have the foreign policy experience; I also have the domestic policy record to show that I can take both of them and become an effective leader of this country, bring people together, improve their situation, begin to solve some of the frustrations they have," he said.
 
"That's what I want to talk about."

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