Trump to Move RNC Convention

President Trump plans to move the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina over the state’s refusal to lift coronavirus social-distancing guidelines.

Trump tweeted that he is now “forced” to look for another state to host the event after the state’s governor, Roy Cooper, said it was “unlikely” that guidelines would be loosened in time for the convention to go on as planned in Charlotte this August.

“Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-In-Place Mode, and not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally anticipated and promised,” Trump said in a series of tweets.

“Would have showcased beautiful North Carolina to the World, and brought in hundreds of millions of dollars, and jobs, for the State. Because of @NC_Governor, we are now forced to seek another State to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.”

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