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Politics Trump says he's yanking RNC from North Carolina over potential pandemic restrictions

05:30  03 june  2020
05:30  03 june  2020 Source:   nbcnews.com

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is holding firm on his demand that GOP leaders provide him with plans for a scaled down GOP convention, even as Republican officials start scouting locations to move the August event. JUST WATCHED. Trump threatens to pull RNC from North Carolina .

Trump tweeted that North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) is "still in shutdown mood" and said he would be forced to move the convention if not Vice President Mike Pence reiterated the Trump ' s comments, telling Fox News he looks forward to a swift response from Cooper, and "if need be

President Donald Trump said Tuesday said that he will be seeking another state to host the Republican National Convention because the North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper had refused to guarantee that coronavirus restrictions wouldn't affect the party's nominating convention.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: Image: Donald Trump, Republican National Convention: Day Four © Alex Wong Image: Donald Trump, Republican National Convention: Day Four

"Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-in-Place Mode, and not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally anticipated and promised," he wrote in a string of tweets. "We are now forced to seek another state to host the 2020 Republican National Convention."

Trump threatens North Carolina to move Republican convention

 Trump threatens North Carolina to move Republican convention © CHANDAN KHANNA A supporter of US President Donald Trump participates in a rally in favor of deconfinement in Miami in Florida on May 10, 2020 US President Donald Trump threatened Monday of move the Republican convention, scheduled for late August to North Carolina, if its Democratic governor could not quickly guarantee the lifting of the ban on large gatherings due to the coronavirus.

The move came days after he claimed that he has total authority over the states before backing down. Trump threatens to pull RNC from North Carolina . Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for However, on Wednesday, Trump said he may use powers granted to the executive branch in

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina . Trump does not want to hold the event there if it is forced to observe state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic .

Earlier today, Cooper said he would not provide the president and his party with a "guarantee" that the party could hold a full-scale convention in Charlotte this summer, citing public health concerns.

"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," Cooper wrote in a letter to Republican National Commitee officials.

Trump triggered the back-and-forth about the RNC last week, when he threatened to move the event from Charlotte if there was a chance that the venue could not be filled due to virus-related restrictions, tweeting that Cooper must "guarantee that by August we will be allowed full attendance" in the arena.

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 100,000 Americans to date.

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Thuringia is leading the way in the corona crisis: The contact restrictions will be lifted on June 13 - from now on, it is only recommended to meet only one other household or a maximum of ten people. © Jacob Schröter / imago images / Jacob Schröter In Thuringia, the contact restrictions due to the corona pandemic will be lifted from June 13th. A new basic regulation only recommends meeting only one other household or a maximum of ten people. The cabinet approved this new regulation on Tuesday.

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