Kasich camp asks Rubio to help get lawsuit dropped
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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's campaign wants rival Marco RubioMarco RubioWill Republicans stand up to the NRA's insurrection rhetoric? The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Ivanka Trump turns to House GOP on paid family leave 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. 

"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.

Front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSchiff: Obama's delayed response to Russian interference 'a very serious mistake' The Memo: GOP pushes Trump to curb Mueller attacks At center of Qatar crisis, a billion ransom 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.