Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump reportedly drewa crowd of 14,000 supporters in Columbus, Ohio, at the city’sconvention center Monday.
During his speech, Trump went after those who criticized himover previous remarks he made about Muslims living in Jersey Citywho celebrated terrorist attacks of 9/11 fourteen years ago.
â€œThere were people that were very, very happyand those people â€” not good people. So, nobody,believed meâ€¦but fortunately somebody at TheWashington Post wrote that and theyâ€™ll try anddeny it and say, â€˜Well we made amistake,â€™â€ Trump said
â€œI almost like that better. Then I can showyou how dishonest they all are. I might like that better. Let themsay that, but theyâ€™ll think of some reason todeny it. Theyâ€™ll call it atypo.â€
According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Trump went after fellowRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich, governor of Ohio.Even before Trump spoke to his Ohio supporters, he tweeted out,â€œGoing to Ohio, home of one of the worstpresidential candidates in history–Kasich. Can’tdebate, loves #ObamaCare–dummy!”
â€œYour governor is only two [percent]. Whathappened?â€ Trump said at one point during his remarks.He added that he heard that Kasich, pronouncing the OhioRepublican’s name incorrectly asâ€œKas-itch,â€ isâ€œdropping out.” The Enquirer reports Gov.Kasich refutes this claim.
Kasich deployed campaign surrogates and allies to attack the NewYork Real estate mogul Monday night, The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Ohio state legislators andother allies of Kasich said that Trumpâ€™sâ€œsometimes inflammatory statementsâ€and â€œattitude would make him a terrible worldleader.”