BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for the Republican presidential nomination, saying he has the executive level experience and background necessary to lead.
Kasich joined Bentley for an event Monday at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in Birmingham.
Bentley says he called Kasich to offer his support after seeing him in a recent debate. Bentley cites Kasich's experience and compassion as factors in his decision to endorse him.