N.C. governor rejects Trump demands as standoff over full-scale GOP convention escalates

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North Carolina Gov. Cooper said Tuesday that he would not provide President Trump and the RNC with a 'guarantee' that the party could hold a full-scale convention in Charlotte this summer, citing public health concerns amid the pandemic.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday that he would not provide President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee with a"guarantee" that the party could hold a full-scale convention in Charlotte this summer, citing public health concerns amid the pandemic., a Democrat, could prompt Trump and the RNC, who have both threatened to move the convention to another city if their demands for such a guarantee weren't met, to go through with the change.

“The people of North Carolina do not know what the status of COVID-19 will be in August so planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancing and face coverings is a necessity,”“With the Nation, the State of North Carolina and the City of Charlotte still under states of emergency, it’s important to conduct the RNC convention accordingly.

 

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No conventions. Just large protest gatherings allowed by this Governor.

Good for him!!!

Good job! The people of NC come first Thank you governor

'amid the pandemic' ? Great. But you aren't doing anything about the protests? I wonder why you don't have 'health concerns' now? And when the pandemic comes back with a vengeance, you morons will blame Trump and say he opened the country too soon. Unbelievable.

And that goes for anywhere. NC or any other state, were all in this together

Good for him!! It’s called responsibility!! Oh yeah, Trump doesn’t know the meaning.

Thank you NC_Governor

FLORIDA HERE WE COME!!! 🇺🇸💪👍

Oh but roits are just fine!! Right!!!

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