Kasich talks guns, Trump and Congress during CNN interview

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On State of the Union, Gov. John Kasich discusses the recent shooting in Parkland, Fla. and what Congress must do in the wake of it.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich went on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday and talked about guns, Congress and President Donald Trump.

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Here’s some highlights:

On guns

“Do I think they can do anything on guns? I hope they prove me wrong and they can because I have no confidence in them.”

On President Donald Trump’s reaction to school shooting

“We need leadership out of the executive.” “This is a great opportunity for common sense steps that can be taken. … Mr. President, I ask you to do this. You don’t have to boil the ocean, but take some steps now.”

On Congress

“They can’t decide anything. They can’t decide that a kid that was brought here at five years of age whose been here for 30 years ought to be able to say. They can’t agree to anything down there.”

Twitter reaction

Gov. Kasich’s comments got a lot of attention on Twitter. Here’s some of the reaction:

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