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Trump says ‘no way’ he will cancel the RNC in Charlotte, despite coronavirus

The 2020 Republican National Convention will be held in Charlotte, and President Donald Trump,...
The 2020 Republican National Convention will be held in Charlotte, and President Donald Trump, seeking a second term, will be the presumptive nominee.(OBSERVER FILE PHOTO (custom credit) | OBSERVER FILE PHOTO)
Updated: Mar. 27, 2020 at 8:20 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Adam Bell/Charlotte Observer) - President Donald Trump asserted on Thursday there was “no way” he would cancel the Republican National Convention, which is scheduled for August in Charlotte.

The president made that declaration on TV to Fox TV host Sean Hannity. Trump’s comments came as the novel coronavirus continues its spread in the U.S. and around the world.

The RNC is planned for Aug. 24 to 27 in Charlotte.

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