Skip to comments.Republicans search for new convention venue as North Carolina's governor REFUSES Donald Trump's demand for a mask-free 19,000-strong event in Charlotte
Posted on 06/03/2020 4:06:38 AM PDT by C19fan
Organizers of the Republican National Convention said Tuesday they will begin visiting potential alternative sites after North Carolina's governor told them the COVID-19 pandemic requires them to prepare for a scaled-back event if they want to hold it in Charlotte. Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said in a letter to the top convention organizer and the national GOP chairwoman that 'planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancing and face coverings is a necessity.' The letter came on the eve of a deadline from the GOP for assurances that Cooper would allow a full-scale event in August. Later, Cooper told reporters it's unlikely that virus trends will allow a full-capacity nominating convention for President Donald Trump to proceed at Charlotte's NBA arena.
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Bring it to SC, we are open and ready for business!
I don't know any Trump supporter who won't vote for him again. Trump might take NY
The only town in SC that could a accomodate that sort of throng as far as hotel rooms would be Myrtle Beach, and theres no venue large enough for the convention itself. Besides, theyre looking for a swing state.
‘Trump might take NY’
it’s fun to make statements like that; then there is reality, that is not so much fun...truth to tell, Trump’s ceiling right now hovers around 285 EV’s, which I’m sure everyone would gladly take...
FL is a no go zone for this stuff in hurricane season.
GA and AZ are the obvious choices. Both are right reopen states showcasing the covid scam. Both should be law and order states showcasing the protest riot scam.
Two days ago, Cooper attended a mass gathering (protestors) and did not wear his mask. Now he won’t allow that which he allows himself.
Fake fake news.
It’s President Trump who gave him the ultimatum: Lift the stupid, meaningless restrictions by a certain date or we take our business elsewhere. Which is exactly what we are doing.
Venu..... SC does nt have a faciity of adequate size
If Trump is serious about black outreach and really believes that there is an opportunity there, Id say Atlanta. Its been a mecca for black people returning south for decades. Of course theres the risk of having the convention marred by those who are still on the Democrat plantation, though.
which Im sure everyone would gladly take...
“...governor REFUSES Donald Trumps demand..”
Really, AP? Nice language.
Isn’t the mayor and the city council all Democrats? Who can and will screw things up for the GOP?
So is Charlotte and that city wasnt disqualified. Name a city sufficiently large to have a venue that would work as well as the hotel rooms in a reasonable radius that isnt Democrat controlled. I cant really think of one. Maybe Jacksonville FL which has a Republican mayor but nothing else.
Yes, politically probably a better choice. Security will weigh very heavily though. Urban density and tall buildings are a challenge.
Really piss in the Dims Wheaties and hold it in Milwaukee
The riots might help Trump in NY, but it's a lost cause there. As for states like Virginia, I know former Trump supporters who didn't think he cut off travel to Europe soon enough, by weeks. The libs in the suburbs have not been rioted upon yet, except in a couple cases (e.g. Manassas) and there the LEOs responded and stopped it quickly. Lots of things can change but VIrginia is not in play right now.
Too many outright communists there and so close to Chicago. Itd be a nightmare to the point that Id be concerned about bombings.
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