John Kasich Rips Republicans For 'Fear Mongering' About Migrant Caravan Mike Vance November 9, 2018 News On Friday Ohio Governor John Kasich rips his fellow Republicans for how they handled the migrant caravan. Kasich accused them of following up their "fear mongering" with going quiet after Election Day. Kasich took to Twitter to talk about the migrant caravan. He said the caravan that consisted of thousands of migrant families "cara-vanished" just after the election. "A week before the election all voters heard about was the #caravaninvasion," Kasich tweeted. "Now, all that fear mongering has seemed to cara-vanished." John Kasich rips Republicans on Twitter A week before the election all voters heard about was the #caravaninvasion. Now, all that fear mongering has seemed to cara-vanished. Grateful that voters in our country rejected the politics of fear, hate and division. — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) November 9, 2018 Going into Tuesday's elections, President Trump and other Republican candidates put an emphasis on immigration and border security. Meanwhile, the Democrats took the opposite stance, seemingly looking to allow the caravan to trample through the southern border of the United States. Many Democrats slammed the Republicans for following the lead of Trump in on the issue. There was a controversial ad that many networks refused to air that was produced by the Trump campaign. It used footage of a convicted cop killer who was able to reenter the United States during the Bush administration. Trump ad "Stop The Caravan" — as MidTerm elections approach. @CNN refused to air this pic.twitter.com/MiTL0PSjOV — Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) November 4, 2018 The Ohio Governor is not afraid to take on his own political party. In 2016 Kasich refused to support President Trump and did not attend the Republican National Convention that same year. It was reported he wrote in Arizona Senator John McCain for his presidential vote that year.