Trump threatens to move GOP convention from North Carolina

Trump threatens to move GOP convention from North Carolina
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[Ed. – He wants assurances that the convention can be held at full capacity.]

President Trump threatened to move the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s governor can’t guarantee that the event will take place at full capacity.

In a series of Monday tweets, Mr. Trump called on North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, to reassure Republican officials that the event can continue without coronavirus-related restrictions on the number of attendees.

The Republican National Convention is scheduled to take place in late August at an arena in Charlotte that can hold as many as 20,000 people. …

North Carolina, like other states, is taking steps to loosen coronavirus-related restrictions. On Friday, the state began shifting to its second stage of reopening.

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