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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: If Donald Trump wins Michigan then ‘it’s all over’ for Clinton

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: If Donald Trump wins Michigan then ‘it’s all over’ for Clinton

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus believes that if Republican nominee Donald Trump pulls off a victory in a state like Michigan, then he’ll certainly be president.

Priebus’ comments came during an interview on ABC News’ “This Week” Sunday morning.

Speaking of Michigan, a state that has voted in-favor of Democrats the past six presidential elections, Priebus said that right now, just two days before Election Day, the state is a “toss up,” citing internal RNC polling.

“When you look at Michigan, where jobs have gone to Mexico and China, people are out of work and people want things to get better,” the chairman said. “I think Donald Trump is offering that vision for the state of Michigan. If we win a state like Michigan — it’s all over.”

However, despite what Priebus said, RealClearPolitics does not show Michigan to be a close race between Trump and Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton. According to the polling site, Clinton leads Trump by an average of about five points going into Election Day.

But Priebus is correct; if Trump can overcome that deficit in the final two days of the campaign, he’ll likely win other battleground contests — states that are much closer than Michigan — catapulting him to the White House.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: If Donald Trump wins Michigan then ‘it’s all over’ for Clinton