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Politics Media barred from Republican convention: reports

15:51  02 august  2020
15:51  02 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

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" .

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions.

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida

Media will be barred from the Republican National Convention in North Carolina later this month, US news outlets reported, when President Donald Trump will formally receive his party's nomination.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: The vote to formally nominate Donald Trump as the Republican Party's candidate will be livestreamed © ALEX WONG The vote to formally nominate Donald Trump as the Republican Party's candidate will be livestreamed

Soaring coronavirus cases have already forced Trump to cancel the part of the convention planned for Florida's Jacksonville in July.

Texas governor skipping Republican convention

  Texas governor skipping Republican convention Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) will not attend the scaled-back Republican National Convention in North Carolina, he said in a letter to GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel."It was an honor being selected to serve as Chair of the Texas Delegation for the 2020 Republican National Convention," Abbott wrote in a letter dated Friday and obtained by the Dallas Morning News. "However, as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, my top priority remains focused on protecting the health and safety of Texans." require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida

"We are planning for all of the Charlotte activities to be closed press: Friday, August 21-Monday, 24th given the health restrictions and limitations in place in the state," the convention spokesperson had told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

"We are working within the parameters set before us by state and local guidelines regarding the number of people who can attend events."

The vote to formally nominate Trump will, however, be livestreamed, according to CNN, which cited a Republican official.

"This is an ill-advised decision that the @GOP @GOPconvention should reconsider," Zeke Miller, president of the White House Correspondents' Association, said Saturday.

Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention

  Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he has canceled segments of the Republican National Convention scheduled for Florida next month, citing a “flare-up” of the coronavirus. Convention events will still be held in North Carolina. “To have a big convention is not the right time," Trump said of Jacksonville. Trump moved parts of the GOP convention to Florida last month amid a dispute with North Carolina’s Democratic leaders over holding an event indoors with maskless supporters. But those plans were steadily scaled back as virus cases spiked in Florida and much of the country over the last month.

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida

The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida

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

Miller later tweeted: "An RNC official now says that the decision is not final and that they are still working through press coverage options."

Trump has been forced to scrap his signature rallies because of the coronavirus epidemic, which is killing more than 1,000 Americans a day.

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Charlotte mayor says city is preparing for ‘scaled down’ RNC event .
Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles confirmed her city is preparing for a “scaled down” Republican National Convention Friday, one day after President Trump announced he is canceling the RNC events scheduled to take place in Jacksonville, Florida. © Provided by FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. “At the RNC’s request we have been preparing and planning for a scaled-down RNC event. We have committed to hosting a scaled down event and that is what we are going to do,” Lyles, a Democrat, tweeted.

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