John Kasich Calls for Gutting Federal Transportation, Education Departments

John Kasich Calls for Gutting Federal Transportation, Education DepartmentsRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich said today in his first major policy speech of the campaign that, as president, he would gut the U.S. transportation and education departments and would balance the budget within eight years. Kasich, the governor of Ohio, said downsizing the two federal agencies and returning much of their power and funding to individual states would send money and control away from Washington and back to the states, a centerpiece of his economic plan.

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