Kasich called homosexuality an “abnormal lifestyle choice,” saying “even clowns were embarrassed” at the Texas Republican National Convention, which included a declaration that Biden was not legally elected.


Former Ohio Governor John Kasich at an event held at Rockville Center, NY on April 10, 2019.

Former Ohio Governor John Kasich at an event held at Rockville Center, NY on April 10, 2019.Alejandr Villa Loarca / Newsday RM via Getty Images

  • John Kasich criticized the Republican Party in Texas after passing a series of extreme resolutions in the legislature.

  • They said Biden was “not legally elected” and homosexuality was “an extraordinary lifestyle choice.”

  • “Even clowns were embarrassed by what they saw there,” said the 2016 Republican presidential candidate.

Former Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich had a tough word on his own party members when asked about the Texas GOP state convention on Monday.

“What happened in Texas was a clown show,” Kasich said. On CNN.. “I think even the clown was embarrassed by what he saw there.”

rear Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn boos and ridicules loudly On Friday, the Parties Official platform of the party.. They included a declaration that the 2020 presidential election was illegitimate and same-sex marriage should be “neutralized.”

“We reject the 2020 presidential election and believe that Acting President Joseph Robinet Biden, Jr. was not legally elected by the people of the United States,” he reads. resolution Adopted by the party for the 2020 election.

Read “Homosexuality is an extraordinary lifestyle choice.” Party Principles Statement About “homosexuality and gender issues”.

“We believe that the Obergefell v. Hodges decision to overturn Texas law prohibiting same-sex marriage in Texas is unfounded and should be revoked,” said “Family and Gender Issues.” Read another statement in the section.

Kasich, who ran for president as a Republican in 2016, Approved Joe Biden in 2020 And I spoke at the Democratic National Convention that year.

In Kasich’s analysis, Texas parties endorse only a minority of voters’ opinions.

“By letting them go crazy off the field, you can give control to really extreme people, and these are the kind of things you get,” he said. “And it works on both sides in these primaries, both Democrats and Republicans.”

“If you let extremes tell you who the candidates are and what the policies are, they will have extreme consequences that make no sense and will further polarize the country,” he added.

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