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Trump threatens to move GOP
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Posted By: Garnet, 5/25/2020 9:57:43 AM

President Trump warned Monday that the Republican Party could seek to move its 2020 convention if North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) cannot guarantee that coronavirus restrictions will be lifted, allowing the full use of Charlotte's Spectrum Center this summer. "I love the Great State of North Carolina, so much so that I insisted on having the Republican National Convention in Charlotte at the end of August. Unfortunately, Democrat Governor, @RoyCooperNC is still in Shutdown mood & unable to guarantee that by August we will be allowed full attendance in the Arena," Trump tweeted.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MSUDoc 5/25/2020 10:11:00 AM (No. 421428)
Move it to the free state of Florida.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: clayusmcret 5/25/2020 10:32:26 AM (No. 421455)
The republican convention should never have been scheduled for bright blue Charlotte to begin with. Expect no safety to be provided from Charlotte/Mecklenburg County law enforcement.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MuncsSister 5/25/2020 10:37:23 AM (No. 421459)
Move it. And then run a citywide ad campaign blaming the democrat gov, mayor and city cancel for losing all of the convention business. The local GOP and host committee rinos have been absolutely silent on the lockdown too, dutifully obeying the tyrant governor and mayor. They don’t deserve the honor and national spotlight and many of them are not really on your side Mr. President.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 5/25/2020 10:56:37 AM (No. 421481)
Texas would love it. Florida needs it. We'll defer.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mobyclik 5/25/2020 10:57:17 AM (No. 421482)
Just tell that little tyrant ''okay'' and then talk to Gov. DeSantis. Sanity prevails in Florida, well...Miami-Dade and Broward counties excluded.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack 5/25/2020 11:52:19 AM (No. 421544)
Forget the threats --just do it!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DennisM 5/25/2020 12:19:06 PM (No. 421579)
If da Governor won't relent then he's canceled the convention so Republicans would be free to go someplace else.
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