President Trump plans to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina as the state refuses to raise socio-distant guidelines for the corona virus.
Trump has tweeted that he is now “forced” to look for another state to host the event, after State Governor Roy Cooper said it was “not possible” to relax the timely guidelines for the convention as planned in Charlotte. August.
“Governor Cooper is still in shelter-in-place mode, not allowing us to occupy the arena as originally expected and promised,” Trump said In a series of tweets.
“He would show beautiful North Carolina to the world and bring hundreds of millions of dollars and jobs for the state. Because of @NC_Governor, we are forced to look for another state to hold the 2020 Republican National Convention.”
Cooper said the GOP wants to reach 19,000 delegates, alternate representatives, staff, volunteers, elected officials and guests within the Spectrum Center. In a letter dated Tuesday, he was still unable to guarantee such a large gathering during the epidemic, sending RNC president Rona McDaniel and party convention CEO Marcia Lee Kelly.
“We are committed to a safe RNC conference in North Carolina, and it is unfortunate that they have never agreed to make changes to keep people safe,” Cooper tweeted in response to Trump’s Twitter announcement. “Protecting public health and safety during these infections is a top priority.”
The governor did not specify where this event should take place, although governors in states such as Texas and Georgia have previously said they would be happy.