Donald Trump, the self-titled ultimate deal maker, had an offer he thought Ohio Governor John Kasich couldn't refuse: agree to be Trump's Vice President, and Kasich could essentially be the President in every sense except the title. At least, that's what the New York Times reported. Sweet deal, right?

According to a Kasich advisor, who remained anonymous in the Times piece, Donald Trump, Jr. personally reached out to Kasich's team to make the offer, allegedly saying,