May 04, 2017: 5:00 AM EST Ep. 144 - Gov. John Kasich John Kasich, the governor of Ohio and former presidential candidate, talks with David Axelrod about his working-class upbringing in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania; his assessment of the opening months of the Trump administration; and what his political future might hold in 2020.

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