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Trump: Can We Ask Kasich To Change 'Ridiculous' Spelling Of His Name?


While speaking to a crowd in Connecticut, Trump started on a tear about how many more millions of votes he has than Kasich and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). During that portion of his speech, he stopped to wax poetic about the correct way to pronounce "Kasich."

“I don’t know how to pronounce his name — Kasich. It’s -i-c-h,” Trump said in a video reported by ABC. “Every time I see it I say Kas-itch. But it’s pronounced Kas-ick."

Trump went on to call the ordeal of pronouncing his name "ridiculous" and asked the crowd if he could ask Kasich to change the spelling.

“So I'm doing a very good job saying it...Can we ask him to change the spelling of his name? Are we allowed to do that? It’s so ridiculous,” Trump said.

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