COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Gov. John Kasich says he's joined CNN as a political commentator.
The Ohio Republican is a frequent critic of President Donald Trump and a potential 2020 presidential contender.
Kasich announced in a tweet on Tuesday he will begin immediately as a regular contributor on the cable news network.
Excited to share that I'll be joining @CNN as a regular contributor starting today! Tune in to @CuomoPrimeTime at 9PM ET tonight!https://t.co/lIEPxfovYd
— John Kasich (@JohnKasich) January 15, 2019
Kasich concluded eight years as governor on Sunday. The next day, Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency announced they'd signed him as a new client.
Since abandoning a 2016 presidential bid, Kasich has steadily criticized Trump and the Republican Party on cable and network news shows.
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The 66-year-old has worked with Democrats including then-Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Vice President Joe Biden on efforts to identify bipartisan policy solutions and to promote civility in politics.