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Trump's prime-time convention plan: A D.C. ballroom and government backdrops

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Republican National Convention is coming to D.C. - and to government property.
The Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, a grand historic federal building located close to the Trump International Hotel, will serve as a “central hub” for speeches, according to two people familiar with the plans. Over the years, the building's column-lined ballroom has been the location for a variety of notable moments - from the signing ceremony for the North American Treaty Organization to scenes for the walk-and-talk political drama “The West Wing.” And now it will serve as a key site for a pandemic-upended...
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