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The President of the United States Donald trump announced on Thursday evening, July 23, on the abolition of measures of the Republican party in Jacksonville (Florida) next month, noting that it was the wrong time of the outbreak of coronavirus. His words, reports The Hill.
The national Convention of the Republican party of the United States to be held from 24 to 27 August. “I told my team that it’s time to repeal the Jacksonville beach, the component Convention of the Republican party,” said trump at a press conference in the White house. “I still speak in a different form, but we will not hold a large mass meeting as such. Now’s just not the right time for this”, — said the head of the White house.
Explaining his decision, the President of the United States cited security concerns, implying the outbreak of the coronavirus in the southern States. He also noted that he does not want to be subjected to negative attention from media because of the meeting supporters.
Trump also said that the official nomination of presidential candidate from the Republicans will be held in Charlotte (North Carolina), as planned, but not announced more details about his speech. The US President said that in late August, during the week of the Congress, the party will hold “telemeeting” and other activities.
Initially, the Congress, which trump will officially declared the presidential candidate of the party was to be held in Charlotte, but then the Republican national Committee (RNC) moved all the main celebrations are in Jacksonville, but because of the proliferation there of coronavirus Trump had to cancel a mass event.
In early July it was reported about the split among Republicans who are faced with a difficult choice: to support the head of the White house during a party Congress or to protect themselves and their health, abstaining from participation in the event.
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