Withdrawn 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate



Governor of Ohio

John Richard Kasich
Born: May 13th, 1952  (age 64)

John Kasich Profile

All Issues
  Israel
    The State of Israel
    Biblical Summary
    Contemporary History
    The Present
    Central Issues
      The State of Palestine
    Candidates' Positions on Israel
 


John Kasich on Israel

Kasich believes the Iran deal is a major threat to Israel.


BILL HEMMER: Ohio Governor John Kasich flew into Washington for this speech and the governor is with me now. Good morning to you.

JOHN KASICH: Bill.

HEMMER: Nice to see you in person. Why did you come here?

KASICH: Well I’ve been a forever supporter of Israel and I felt that this was an important speech, important to our country important to one of our greatest allies in the world. And look I’m the governor of one of the most powerful states in the country and I wanted to be here to lend my support.

HEMMER: Samantha Power yesterday said this “The U.S.A will not allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon. Period” do you believe it?

KASICH: Well I’m very concerned about these negotiations. You know Bill the problem with negotiations (and I’ve been in a lot of them) is that sometimes you fall in love with your goal and sometimes you’re willing to do a lot of things to accommodate reaching that goal and that gets to be a slippery slope and very nervous. So frankly in this case the congress should have to ratify anything that this administration could reach an agreement on and I’m glad to hear that she said that. That’s the first time I’ve heard a statement like that out of the administration; very dangerous. Let me tell you the big problem is not just Iran getting a nuclear weapon but for all of the people that watch here you think about your kids and your grandchildren what happens is the possibility of proliferation. This ends up in the hands of groups like Hamas, groups like Hezbollah. It’s a very very serious situation and the proliferation of nuclear weapons, nuclear material is something that the entire world has got to say we can’t afford it.

HEMMER: Specifically for Bibi Netanyahu “America worries about security” he said yesterday “Israel worries about survival”.

KASICH: Yeah well look they’re right there. They live under an existential threat from Iran. Israel’s not even on the map. If you go to Iran you don’t even see the country of Israel labeled. We know about all the rhetoric but it’s not just Israel that can find itself in the crosshairs, we can to and we see all the things that are happening around the world we scratch our heads when we look at ISIS and these other things. This is not the time to give a country that has been our sworn enemy a chance to have a nuclear weapon.

HEMMER: There are those on the other side who will argue that today could actually be injurious to the process, that it could hurt the process.

KASICH: You mean our relationship?

HEMMER: Netanyahu’s presence

KASICH: I just think that’s a silly conclusion. My opinion is you get bumps in the road. This is one we shouldn’t have had to have had but at the end of the day our relationship with Israel is enduring. They’re a democracy in the Middle East, they’re our great ally and this too shall pass.




3 March, 2015: Fox News Interview with Bill Hemmer on Capitol Hill prior to Netanyahu’s speech to a Joint Session of Congress




Other Candidates on Israel

Hillary Clinton
Gary Johnson
Jill Stein
Donald Trump

John Kasich on other Issues

Abortion
Afghanistan
Capital Punishment
Cuba
Deficit and Debt
Education
Energy
Environment
Federal Budget
Guantanamo Bay
Gun Control
Health Care
Immigration
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jobs
LGBT Issues
National Security
North Korea
Russia
Social Security
Syria
Taxes
Terrorism

John Kasich Links

John Kasich's campaign website
John Kasich's Facebook page
John Kasich's Twitter page
Share John Kasich's position on Facebook  
Share John Kasich's position on Twitter  
Compare John Kasich with others
 

John Kasich Books

 
Books by and about John Kasich
 

John Kasich Campaign Items

Bumper Stickers   Buttons   Cups   Hats    Shirts    Yard Signs   All Kasich Items
 








PRESIDENTIAL
CAMPAIGN
SIGNS



 Presidential Candidates
 
Third Party Candidates
Republican Candidates
Democratic Candidates
Libertarian Candidates
Independent Candidates
Green Party Candidates
Constitution Party Candidates
   



 
 Presidential Debate Schedule
 
    RECAP 
September 26th, 2016   |   Hempstead, NY

    RECAP 
October 4th, 2016   |   Farmville, VA

    RECAP 
October 9th, 2016   |   St. Louis, MO

    RECAP 
October 19th, 2016   |   Las Vegas, NV

 
 2016 Election Issues
   
   



© 2017 Politicks.org
About Us
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us
Back   Top    Follow the presidential candidates on Facebook Follow the presidential candidates on Twitter