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Trump to move Republican National Convention out of North Carolina

Added 06-03-20 12:18:02am EST - “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 "force?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Trump to move Republican National Convention out of North Carolina”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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.”

Had long planned to have the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, a place I love. Now, @NC_Governor Roy Cooper and his representatives refuse to guarantee that we can have use of the Spectrum Arena – Spend millions of dollars, have everybody arrive, and…

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