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John Kasich reportedly eyeing a jump to cable news

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Former Gov. John Kasich. Photo: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who has hinted he could mount a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020, is eyeing a jump to a cable news network like CNN or MSNBC in the coming days, CNBC reports.

Why it matters: Kasich stepped down as governor on Monday, and he's wasting no time kicking off his next act. Also on Monday, signed with United Talent Agency, which said in a release that it plans to help him "navigate the next phase of his career in civic engagement, by continuing to inspire audiences to lead purpose-driven lives of service," the AP reports.

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