Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on predicted Tuesday the presidential race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden shall be shut in Ohio, however will in the end lead to a Trump victory.
DeWine’s feedback got here throughout one among his twice-weekly briefings the place he mentioned, amongst different issues, the coronavirus pandemic’s influence on the state’s economic system, Cleveland’s WKYC reported.
Whereas discussing the prospects for Republicans of profitable Ohio, DeWine stated he “by no means purchased into this argument that Ohio’s grow to be a Republican state.”
“I imply, Ohio’s a swing state,” the Republican governor stated. “The president gained final time by 9 factors, I feel. That was a giant, huge, shock. I feel he will win this time in Ohio. I feel will probably be shut, however I feel he’ll win.”
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The governor’s briefing comes just a few hours forward of the primary presidential debate between President Trump and Democratic candidate presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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In response to what he thinks Trump will say to make his case for re-election, DeWine stated he doesn’t converse for the president however pointed to his observe file of nominating Supreme Court docket justices like Amy Coney Barrett who “respect the U.S. Structure” and aren’t legislators.