WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich[1] is pushing Republican leadership to stand up to President Donald Trump[2] on tariffs and immigration.

In a segment of an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” released Saturday night, Kasich[3] says he is “shocked” that Republican lawmakers feel “they have to ask permission from the president to do anything.”

Kasich[4] urged Republicans in Congress “to do whatever they can do legislatively” to push back against Trump[5]’s decisions to impose tariffs on several ally nations and end an Obama-era program to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.

Kasich[6], who lost his GOP presidential bid in 2016, has been weighing in on national issues lately. That has fueled speculation he’s positioning himself to challenge Trump[7] again in 2020. Kasich[8] says he is weighing his options.

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