President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the Republican National Convention will move out of North Carolina if the Democrat governor doesn’t “allow the Republican Party to fully occupy the space.”
President Trump was referring to the lockdown restrictions implemented by Governor Roy Cooper. Though the convention is not until August, it seems he has not responded to inquiries about whether or not the RNC will be allowed to fill the Spectrum Center in Charlotte where it is set to take place.
“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. “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.”
…made by many thousands of enthusiastic Republicans, and others, to head to beautiful North Carolina in August. They must be immediately given an answer by the Governor as to whether or not the space will be allowed to be fully occupied. If not, we will be reluctantly forced…