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Gov. Kasich Speaks Out on Families Being Separated at the Border

Kasich shared his views on the policy on MSNBC.
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Kasich shared his views on the policy on MSNBC.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is joining the chorus of voices opposing a Trump immigration policy separating immigrant families at the United States border. Speaking on MSNBC Monday, Kasich blasted the practice.Kasich's opinion

“Think about this. Think about the fact that in our country, children, young children are being separated from their mothers and fathers. Could you imagine the terrifying effect on these kids?” he said.

Last Friday, Kasich posted a video to his Twitter account calling for an end to the policy.

Numerous Ohio lawmakers, including both Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman, have also voiced concerns with the policy.

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Mitch Felan is a news intern for WKSU. He is a multimedia journalist with experience in print, television, radio and visual journalism. Felan is a junior at Kent State University, working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Journalism. During the school year, Felan works for Kent State Student Media in TV2, The Kent Stater, and KentWired. He will be serving as the Digital Director for Kent State University's Student Media Newsroom in the Fall.