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The two Republicans have had a public tit-for-tat fight in recent months over climate changes, money for after-school programs, immigration and approval ratings on The Apprentice. At a National Prayer breakfast, Trump told people to pray for improved TV ratings for Schwarzenegger.
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Schwarzenegger has hit back, trolling Trump on Twitter. Last month he taunted Trump with a video mocking him for low approval ratings. “Oh, Donald. The ratings are in and you got swamped. Wow. Now you’re in the 30s? But what do you expect? I mean, when you take away after-school programs for children and meals on wheels for the poor people, that’s not what you call making America great again. C’mon, I mean, who is advising you?”
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Kasich is barred by term limits from running for re-election as governor in 2018. Kasich has continued to break with Trump on matters of Medicaid expansion and criticism of the media.