John Kasich Will Speak with Business Owners in Nationwide TeleForum

Date: December 07, 2015

For Immediate Release
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Call Coming Up on Thursday

DC (December 7, 2015)
– Presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich will address and
answer questions from members of a coalition of major nationwide business
groups in a TeleForum this Thursday, December 10.  Kasich is the fourth leading presidential
candidate to accept the invitation to speak to members of the Associated
Builders and Contractors, the Associated General Contractors, the Business-Industry
Political Action Committee, the National Association of Manufacturers, the National
Federation of Independent Business, and the National Retail Federation.

call will start at 3:20 p.m. EST with Kasich joining at 3:30 to answer
questions for approximately 45 minutes.  Members of the media are invited to listen in on
the session and report on the questions and answers. To participate, press
should send an e-mail to with
their media outlet clearly identified. A link to listen live online will be
sent shortly before the call starts. Those who signed up for the previous calls
with Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Jeb Bush, and Sen. Ted Cruz will automatically be
on the list of invited media.

other candidates still invited to speak with the groups are (in alphabetical

  • Dr. Ben Carson
  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
  • Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina
  • Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
  • Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Businessman Donald Trump

candidates qualified for the initial invitation by maintaining at least 4
percent in the Real Clear Politics average of polls during the period starting
from the first GOP debate and ending on Labor Day. Should additional candidates
average at least 4 percent for a 30-day time period prior to the start of
voting, an invitation to participate will be sent to them.


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