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CNN’s Burnett to Kasich: Is Your Pro-Life Stance ‘Worth Losing Over?’

Posted on 11 February 2016

As GOP presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich appeared as a guest on Thursday's Erin Burnett OutFront on CNN, host Burnett hit him from the left on his support for defunding Planned Parenthood in Ohio and, alluding to his desire to win the votes of moderate Democrats and independents, pressed him on whether his conservative views on abortion would cause him to lose. Burnett: "According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, though, 60 percent -- nearly 60 percent of independents support funding Planned Parenthood. Is your conservative stance on abortion -- which clearly is a personal and passionate one for you -- worth losing over?"