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Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention as North Carolina says it will stick to COVID-19 measures

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that the Republican National Convention will no longer be hosted in North Carolina after Gov. Roy Cooper refused to host a full-scale event citing coronavirus concerns.
"Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-In-Place Mode, and not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally anticipated and promised," Trump tweeted Tuesday night.
Cooper responded to Trump's tweets, saying that it was "unfortunate" that they couldn't reach an agreement on a scaled-down version of the RNC at the Spectrum Center.
The venue has a capacity of 20,000 people, and the...
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Trump Says RNC Will Pull Republican Convention From North Carolina

Trump Says RNC Will Pull Republican Convention From North Carolina

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The state's Democratic governor refused to guarantee that tens of thousands of people could gather at an indoor arena, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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