Responding to Donald Trump's recent comments on abortion and nuclear weapons, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich says the front-runner is ''clearly not prepared to be president.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said "Donald Trump is clearly not prepared to be president of the United States," based on Trump's recent comments on abortion and nuclear weapons. During a news conference in New York on Thursday (March 31), Kasich said "It appears that when he does these events and people press him, he becomes unmoored. And then has to spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to correct all of the mistakes that he made. And I have to tell you that as commander-in-chief and leader of the free world, you don't get do-overs." Republican front-runner Donald Trump's campaign sought on Thursday to contain the fallout from his comments on punishing women for having an abortion, characterizing the flap as a "simple misspeak" as his White House rivals pounced on the controversy. The billionaire businessman rowed back rapidly on Wednesday from his statement that women should be punished for having abortions if the procedure is banned in the United States. The comments triggered a flood of rebukes from both sides of the abortion debate, and his campaign tried to address the repercussions.