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Trump cancels Republican National Convention in Jacksonville

After blowing up the initial plans for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, President Donald Trump withdrew his plans for a rally-style version in Jacksonville, Florida. The Trump campaign had been going full steam ahead for a packed crowd to see the president speak in Jacksonville, but Florida’s […]
Trump cancels Republican National Convention in Jacksonville
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‘We can’t pull it off’: Sheriff says there isn’t enough time, direction, and manpower to provide security for the Republican presidential convention

The Republican National Committee is planning to hold a presidential convention in Jacksonville, Florida, between August 25 and 27. However, Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams told POLITICO that details of the event have yet to be nailed down, including whether it will be outdoors and, if so, where. Without clear […]
‘We can’t pull it off’: Sheriff says there isn’t enough time, direction, and manpower to provide security for the Republican presidential convention
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Trump is going full steam ahead with his Jacksonville GOP convention speech, but the city is a COVID-19 hot spot and locals don’t want him there

President Donald Trump and the GOP are not allowing rising coronavirus infections in Florida or strong local opposition deter planning for the president’s GOP nomination victory speech in Jacksonville. Florida reported a new single-day high of almost 9,000 COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state total to nearly 123,000 confirmed […]
Trump is going full steam ahead with his Jacksonville GOP convention speech, but the city is a COVID-19 hot spot and locals don’t want him there
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Trump is poised to accept the GOP nomination in Jacksonville on August 27 — the same day and city where white men violently attacked Black people 60 years ago

President Donald Trump will give his speech at the Republican National Committee convention, which was relocated to Jacksonville, Florida, on August 27, if the RNC sticks to its initial plans for the convention. It’s the same date as the 60th anniversary of Ax Handle Saturday, where a white mob attacked […]
Trump is poised to accept the GOP nomination in Jacksonville on August 27 — the same day and city where white men violently attacked Black people 60 years ago