Music To Trump’s Ears: GOP Chair Says Convention Will Still Be Held In-Person

Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee, speaks during a session at CPAC 2019 on February 28, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
May 18, 2020 3:24 p.m.
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There are no plans to change the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina from its at least partial in-person format when it formally nominates President Donald Trump, according to Republican Party chair Ronna McDaniel.

“We will not be holding a virtual convention,” McDaniel said in a call with reporters on Monday, per the Associated Press.

The GOP chair said that the convention, scheduled on August 24 to 27, is “quite a ways away.”

“And there’s ample time for us to adjust, if necessary,” she told reporters.

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