Republican Presidential Candidate, Governor John Kasich visits "Extra" at H&M Times Square on April 7, 2016 in New York City.
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April 12, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday issued a stark warning for what he sees as the “two paths” forward for the country in the 2016 race, deriding the tone of the “vicious” attacks launched between his rivals and calling the election one of the most consequential in history.

In remarks to the Women’s National Republican Club in Midtown Manhattan, the Republican presidential candidate warned against “the path that exploits anger, encourages resentment, turns fear into hatred and divides people,” according to a draft of prepared remarks from his campaign.

“This path solves nothing, demeans our history, weakens our country and cheapens…

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