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Politics GOP: Renomination of Trump to be held in private

09:32  02 august  2020
09:32  02 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

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While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida last month, citing spiking cases of the virus across the country, 336 delegates are 24 to formally vote to make Trump the GOP standard-bearer once more. Nominating conventions are traditionally meant to be media bonanzas

The US Republican Party's vote to nominate its presidential candidate this month will be held in private , without Mr Trump is the party's sole remaining nominee, and his renomination will officially launch his Mr Trump had switched the location of the convention to Jacksonville, Florida, after the

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention, citing the coronavirus.

President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, July 31, 2020. Trump is returning to Washington after attending events in Florida. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) © Provided by Associated Press President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, July 31, 2020. Trump is returning to Washington after attending events in Florida. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida last month, citing spiking cases of the virus across the country, 336 delegates are scheduled to gather in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Aug. 24 to formally vote to make Trump the GOP standard-bearer once more.

Trump nomination to be held in private: report

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Nominating conventions are traditionally meant to be media bonanzas, as political parties seek to leverage the attention the events draw to spread their message to as many voters as possible. If the GOP decision stands, it will mark the first party nominating convention in modern history to be closed to reporters.

“Given the health restrictions and limitations in place within the state of North Carolina, we are planning for the Charlotte activities to be closed press Friday, August 21 – Monday, August 24,” a convention spokeswoman said. “We are happy to let you know if this changes, but we are working within the parameters set before us by state and local guidelines regarding the number of people who can attend events."

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Privately some GOP delegations have raised logistical issues with traveling to either city, citing the increasing number of jurisdictions imposing mandatory quarantine orders on travelers returning from states experiencing surges in the virus.

The subset of delegates in Charlotte will be casting proxy votes on behalf of the more than 2,500 official delegates to the convention. Alternate delegates and guests have already been prohibited.


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Trump announces that he is canceling the "big" Republican convention planned for Jacksonville .
Donald Trump canceled this Thursday the "big" Republican convention planned in Jacksonville, Florida, to induct him as the party's presidential candidate for the 3rd November, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic that is blazing in the southern United States. "We are not going to do a big public convention as such, now is not the time", he declared, considering that it was his duty as president to "protect the Americans" .

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