John Kasich Just Defended That Awful Thing He Did That Everyone Hated Him For

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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John Kasich ate his pizza with a fork because “it was too hot.”

John Kasich eats pizza with a fork

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In March, the Republican candidate caught a lot of flak after he used a fork to eat a slice of pizza while he was campaigning in New York. During an interview with Seth Meyers Thursday night, Kasich defended what he did.

“You heard about the pizza, right?” Kasich asked. “God, it was so hot, and I made a terrible mistake — I picked up a fork.”

“It was so hot.”