'Chaos' around Trump 'has unnerved a lot of people': GOP Gov. Kasich

On "This Week," Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, discusses President Trump's impact on the Republican Party and the Ohio congressional special election on Tuesday.
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He's a divider I don't kw that -- I've never thought about T George, but this the chaos that has turned -- lorepublicanhave gone om about 30, to about 25%. The party has shrunk because we don't have this positi grow-oriented po message. I ended up doing a tweet about at not only did I say that lebr shou B-- he's got $41 million set aside to help glege plus bunch of other sools butlso I think a little better than M.J. Definitive conclusion there from governosich. Goanks for joining us this morning. All right, geor

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