Report: Kasich to lobby RNC leaders
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich will meet with Republican National Committee leaders in hopes of boosting his efforts to win the party's presidential nomination at this summer's convention.

Kasich will meet top RNC officials in Hollywood, Fla., on Wednesday in an event hosted by the organization’s Ohio members, according to CNN.


CNN on Thursday also reported that officials representing fellow candidates Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTrump argues full Supreme Court needed to settle potential election disputes Press: Notorious RBG vs Notorious GOP The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Washington on edge amid SCOTUS vacancy MORE are also planning similar meetings next week.

Cruz campaign manager Jeff Roe, senior adviser Saul Anuzis and delegate director Ken Cuccinelli will brief GOP leaders on their strategy to win.

The Trump campaign will make a similar pitch, CNN reported, but has not set a specific date or time yet.

Kasich ranks last in both delegates and voter support, making his path to the GOP nomination difficult without a contested convention.

Trump, the GOP front-runner leads him by about 20 points nationwide, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.

Trump also has 755 delegates to Cruz’s 545 and Kasich’s 143, according to the latest RealClearPolitics delegate count

Trump needs 1,237 delegates to seal the nomination before the convention in Cleveland in July.