Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina


The Political Agitator’s response: Damn Trump said my Governor Roy Cooper is playing politics. Really! If playing it safe is playing Politics then let the games continue. Thank you Mr. Governor! Oh and can’t wait to see what Van Holland Tarboro Tar River Times have to say. I’ll wait!

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump began a solemn Memorial Day railing against North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, ahead of the 2020 Republican National Convention, threatening to pull it out of Charlotte, where the convention is expected to be held August 24 to 27.

Trump contended that Cooper is “unable to guarantee” that the arena can be filled to capacity.

“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,” Trump said in a series of tweets. “Unfortunately, Democrat Governor, @RoyCooperNC is still in Shutdown mood & unable to guarantee that by August we will be allowed full attendance in the Arena. In other words, we would be spending millions of dollars building the Arena to a very high standard without even knowing if the Democrat Governor would allow the Republican Party to fully occupy the space.” (Read more)

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