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John Kasich’s policy on torture

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Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists?

  Public statementsNo, torture is an ineffective form of interrogation

John Kasich’s answer is based on the following data:

Public statements

Answer: No, torture is an ineffective form of interrogation

Reference: “Part of the problem with torture is that you get false information.” ‐youtube.com

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John Kasich voters

Answer: Yes, but only as a last resort

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 5,354 voters that have pledged to vote for John Kasich in the 2020 Presidential election.

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Party influence

Republican Party Answer: Yes, we must use any means necessary to prevent terrorism

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: “Loose talk" about waterboarding by Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential campaign drew a sharp rebuke from Senator John...” ‐reuters.com

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Party’s support base

Republican Party Voters’ Answer: Yes

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 3,066 voters that identify as Republican.

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