Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's campaign wants rival Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio wades into Trump-Lewis feud 19 companies that Trump has tweeted about Ex-Dem gov: I would have picked Giuliani over Tillerson 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.
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.
Front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: I won't move press briefing room Trump rips NBC News on jobs report: Its 'fake news' DeVos: 'Yes' Trump's comments in leaked audio describe sexual assault MORE at a rally earlier Monday slammed Kasich for not making it onto the Pennsylvania ballot. He said at the rally if the governor didn't qualify for Pennsylvania, he shouldn't be allowed to compete in Tuesday's primaries.