Legendary football coach Lou Holtz chastised politicians, professors, protesters and Mr. Trump's "naysayers in the media," saying they "like to blame others for problems," while he grew up abiding by the principles instilled in him by his parents: not to blame anyone, to get an education, and to wor
Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn focused her remarks on praising law enforcement and members of the armed services, saying they are the heroes “Democrats don’t recognize, because they don’t fit into their narrative.”
The Republican National Convention was the largest sanctioned event in North Carolina since the start of the pandemic. Health professionals believe the protocols used to host the RNC could be used to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 during other group gatherings.
One day after the Republican National Convention was held in Charlotte, we’re learning health safeguards that were put in place, may have stopped some delegates who had the coronavirus from attending the convention.
The Republican National Convention’s main business, including the roll call nomination of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, is scheduled to take place Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center.
A checkpoint for a scaled-down RNC is underway along E. Morehead Street at S. Tryon Street. You must be a RNC attendee, a rideshare or taxi driver, a repair service worker, or live or work in the secured perimeter to pass through the checkpoint.
Delegates and employees attending the Republican National Convention in Charlotte next week have already begun taking enhanced health precautions to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus at the 2020 RNC.
Officials have released information outlining the road closures, restricted parking zones, local travel access/checkpoints; and changes to public transportation during the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC), Aug. 24 in Charlotte.
After Charlotte accepted the bid for the RNC, social justice groups — like SAFE Coalition NC — have asked city council members to require Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police to reveal what money from a $50 million federal grant would be spent on.
Republican sources have confirmed to WBTV that plans are in in the works for President Donald Trump to accept his nomination in Charlotte during a portion of the Republican National Convention in August.
Two major events that were supposed to boost the greater Charlotte economy have moved out of the state. First the Republican National Convention moved to Jacksonville, Florida and then NASCAR’s All-Star Race set for mid-July is moving to Tennessee. Both events expected to bring in tourism dollars
In a letter sent to the City of Charlotte and other stakeholders in the Republican National Convention, The Republican National Committee announced that the majority of the convention speeches and people attending them will move to Jacksonville, while a much smaller set of business meetings is still
It was once expected to span four days, bring in 50,000 people and pump more than $150 million into Charlotte’s economy. Now the Republican National Convention will last just a single day in Charlotte before moving on.
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Charlotte City Attorney Patrick Baker said that the city is still planning to host the Republican National Convention despite comments made by President Donald Trump on Twitter that republicans would be seeking another state to host the convention.
With violent protests erupting across the country almost nightly, some are wondering whether the unrest could be a preview of what’s to come on the streets of Charlotte if the city ends up hosting the Republican National Convention.