"I will be supporting a straight Republican ticket – starting with Donald Trump for President," (Chairman Matt Borges) wrote in an email to Ohio Republican insiders, which was obtained by The Enquirer. "A Hillary Clinton presidency would be a disaster for our country."
"Chairman Matt Borges... helped the Trump campaign set up in swing-state Ohio after the New York billionaire secured the nomination.
In a statement to The Enquirer (given late last week), Borges, a possible candidate for national GOP chairman, said he had chosen Trump after taking some time to consider developments from the past week or two.
"The prospect of her winning is just unacceptable to me," Borges said of Clinton.
The presidential race is a dead heat in Ohio, historically the most important swing-state for Republicans.
Borges has seen a different side of Trump than some see publicly, he said Sunday.
"He's listened. He's taken advice. I haven't agreed with everything he's said, and I've said so – even to him," Borges told The Enquirer. "In all my interactions with him, it appears he's been honest with me, which is something I know Hillary is incapable of"."