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Kasich on running in 2020: "I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow"

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that he's unsure about a possible presidential run in 2020.

"I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow," Kasich said on NBC News' "Meet The Press" when asked if he's ruled out another attempt at running for president.

"You know, I will tell you this. The other day, with all the chaos going on, my wife said to me one morning, she said, 'You know, John, I wish you were president.' That's how I knew the country was in trouble," he said.

Kasich also weighed in on the motives behind the Trump administration's decision to end cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

"I can't read people's minds. But what I can tell you is to cut these payments off. And people are saying, 'Oh, well these were some big bonus to insurance companies.' No," Kasich said. "These were payments to insurance companies to make sure that hardworking Americans, who don't make a lot of money, can have their copayments taken care of. It's a subsidy to do that. And what this decision leading to are higher prices."

The Republican governor said that the end to cost-sharing subsidies is "going to impose higher costs" on patients who purchase insurance on the exchanges and who would likely see their premiums increase significantly after the cost-sharing subsidy cuts.

"Some people will not be able to afford health insurance. Or people will have to make very significant choices. And I'm talking about hardworking people, trying to work their way up and out of their situation," Kasich said.

He also laid out his long-term vision for health care in the United States.

"What we don't want to have happen is massive numbers of people lose health insurance, and at the same time, they can have benefits that are flexible, but they meet the needs of people," Kasich said. "And longer term, we need to pay for quality health care, not for quantity. That's a much bigger issue."

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