Ohio governor John Kasich is currently polling at four percent in the Republican presidential race, yet the longshot candidate is a scrappy one. He went after Donald Trump again, even after the business mogul easily thwarted Kasich’s first attempt to do so during the CNBC debate. But Kasich didn’t get to where he is today (polling at four percent!) by just letting things go. Instead, he continues criticizing Trump’s very interesting immigration plan despite having been knocked down before.
Kasich brings the “deporting 11 million people” point up more than once. Here’s a short clip of his most successful attempt at doing this from the Fox Business Network, which is hosting tonight’s debate:
“For the 11 million people–come on folks, we all know you can’t pick them up and ship them back across the border. It’s a silly argument,” Kasich says incredulously. Surprisingly, this statement brings cheers from the crowd.
In the YouTube video above, Trump hits back in his standard “I’m richer than you” way: “[I’ve] built an unbelievable company, worth billions and billions of dollars. I don’t have to hear from this man. Believe me.” The crowd then boos him for his lack of good sportsmanship.
Trump recovers soon after by reaffirming his commitment to building a wall along America’s southern border: “And if you think walls don’t work, all you have to do is ask Israel.” Okay, let me just get them on the phone…