Kasich camp asks Rubio to help get lawsuit dropped
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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's campaign wants rival Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Tillerson, Trump deny report of rift | Tillerson says he never considered resigning | Trump expresses 'total confidence' in secretary | Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad Rubio asks Army to kick out West Point grad with pro-communist posts GOP establishment doubts Bannon’s primary powers MORE to tell his Pennsylvania supporters to drop a lawsuit that could prevent the Ohio governor from getting onto the Pennsylvania ballot, Bloomberg Politics reported on Sunday.

A petition filed in Pennsylvania court last month alleges that Kasich had invalid signatures on his petition to appear on the ballot there and thus falls short of the 2,000 signatures needed. The petition was filed by the chairman of Pennsylvania Students for Rubio, Nathaniel Rome. 

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"Senator Rubio should tell his people to drop this suit and to have his super-PAC quit attacking John Kasich in Florida," Kasich campaign spokesman Rob Nichols told Bloomberg Politics.

Nichols said he's sure Kasich will be on the ballot but is "far from certain" how much longer Rubio will be a candidate for the presidency. He said Kasich turned in 2,184 signatures to Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes.

"If it's good enough for him, it's good enough for us," Nichols said.

A ruling on the issue is expected in the coming weeks, according to Bloomberg.

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