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Politics Trump nomination to be held in private: report

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

GOP planning 'surprise factor' each night of convention, officials say

  GOP planning 'surprise factor' each night of convention, officials say The Republican National Convention (RNC), where President Trump will formally be renominated by the GOP, is set to feature a "nightly surprise factor," officials told Axios.The four-night event will feature guests and themes honoring "the forgotten men and women of America," two unidentified senior Trump campaign officials confirmed to the news outlet. The convention will also reportedly include "very granular details" of a the president'sThe four-night event will feature guests and themes honoring "the forgotten men and women of America," two unidentified senior Trump campaign officials confirmed to the news outlet.

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 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 press in attendance. Mr Trump is the party's sole remaining nominee, and his renomination will officially launch his re-election bid. The party was "working within the parameters set

The vote to nominate President Trump will be held in private later this month, without members of the press present, Republican National Convention officials confirmed to The Associated Press and CNN.

a large crowd of people: Trump nomination to be held in private: report © Getty Images Trump nomination to be held in private: report

The Arkansas Democrat Gazette first reported the news.

On August 24, Republican delegates are scheduled to gather in Charlotte, N.C., to formally vote to make Trump the GOP nominee. The vote itself will reportedly be live-streamed.

Trump announces that he is canceling the "big" Republican convention planned for Jacksonville

 Trump announces that he is canceling the 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" .

at- trump - nomination -event- report CNN reported on Saturday, citing a convention spokesperson and a GOP official who claimed to be On 23 July, Trump told reporters that he was canceling “the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention”, as it was “not the right time” to hold a “big

The vote on renominating President Donald Trump will be held in private this month with no media present because of coronavirus "restrictions and limitations" in place in North Carolina, a Republican National Convention spokesperson told AP. The big picture: The vote is due to take place at the

The move was reportedly made to reduce the amount of people present to avoid the spread of coronavirus. The vote was already scaled down from 2,550 to 336 delegates, or one person per every 6 delegates.

"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," the RNC convention spokesperson told the outlets in a statement Saturday.

Convention officials did not immediately respond to inquiries from The Hill.

A Republican National Committee (RNC) official told The Hill in a statement that, "no final decision has been made and we are still working through logistics and press coverage options."

Susan Collins to oppose Trump's Fed nominee Judy Shelton

  Susan Collins to oppose Trump's Fed nominee Judy Shelton Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) said Monday that she will vote against Judy Shelton's Federal Reserve Board nomination, becoming the second Republican senator to oppose President Trump's controversial nominee."I have serious concerns about this nomination. In her past statements, Ms. Shelton has openly called for the Federal Reserve to be less independent of the political branches, and has even questioned the need for a central bank," Collins said"I have serious concerns about this nomination. In her past statements, Ms. Shelton has openly called for the Federal Reserve to be less independent of the political branches, and has even questioned the need for a central bank," Collins said in a statement.

Joe Biden has formally won the Democratic Party nomination to take on Donald Trump in November's presidential election. He said on Twitter that he had Mr Trump has indicated he is eager to take the fight to Mr Biden who he derides as "Sleepy Joe", and the Democrat has faced a number of difficulties.

Still, Baker sees limits to being like Trump . He writes that it is prudent for Senate candidates to craft their Baker begins his memo by foreshadowing Trump accepting the party’s nomination at the Republicans, who hold a slim majority in the Senate, will be defending 24 seats next year, including in

Trump called off the public components of the convention in Jacksonville, Fla., last month, citing concerns about the surging number of coronavirus cases in the country and the state.

Nominating conventions usually render heavy media coverage as the party pushes its platform out to voters.

An RNC official told CNN that Trump is not expected to accept the nomination with a public speech. If he is physically present at the convention, he will most likely thank delegates in private, without press present.

Associated Press reporter Zeke Miller, the president of the White House Correspondents' Association, said the move is an "ill-advised decision" and that the RNC should reconsider.

"The nomination of a major party presidential candidate is very much the business of the American people," he said.


Video: President Trump suggests delaying 2020 election, drawing pushback from both parties (NBC News)

Trump says Florida convention event canceled after coronavirus spike .
Trump says Florida convention event canceled after coronavirus spike"The timing for this event is not right," Trump said in a White House press briefing. "It's just not right with what’s happened recently, the flare up in Florida. To have a big convention it’s not the right time.

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