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July 24, 2015
Contact: Press@johnkasich.com



Hanusa Worked in the White House for Both President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush

Today Iowa state Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs) endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for President, pointing to his conservative fiscal leadership, 18 years of national security experience and success creating jobs and bringing people together.

“The last time the federal government balanced its budget was because of John Kasich’s leadership of the House Budget Committee.  He knows how we can make Americans safe again because he has 18 years of experience in national security on the House Armed Services Committee.  He’s an experienced economic leader because he helped usher in Ohio’s turnaround, creating 350,000 jobs and cutting taxes $5 billion.  No one else even comes close,” said Hanusa. 

Rep. Hanusa is a seasoned public official, with experience in both Iowa and Washington.  She worked in the White House for President George H.W. Bush as well as his son, President George W. Bush, and also on the staff of U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA).  In addition to serving in the Iowa House of Representatives she is a small business owner and works with her local public schools.  You can learn more about Rep. Hanusa (here).

“I really appreciate Mary Ann’s support.  It’s great to see people starting to stand up for the kind of leadership they know America needs and I respect that courage.  Some will say it can’t be done, but by coming together we’ll get America back on track,” said Kasich.


Gov. Kasich is running for President to help Americans recreate a country where we can once again achieve our dreams, live in safety and pass on prosperity to those who come after us—and he’s got the experience to help us do it. 

He was reelected last year by a 30-point margin after working with his fellow Ohioans to turn an $8 billion shortfall into a $2 billion surplus, cut taxes $5 billion and create 350,000 jobs.  As chair of the Budget Committee in Congress he led the effort to balance the federal budget for the first time in a generation and served 18 years on the House Armed Services Committee where he helped enact President Reagan's national security agenda.  He has also had a successful career as an investment banker, New York Times best-selling author and at FOX News.  He and his wife Karen have twin teenage daughters and live in their home outside Columbus.

You can learn more about him at: JohnKasich.com