A memo from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings says the City of Charlotte spent approximately $17 million on the Republican National Convention. The memo does not provide any details on how the money was spent but does include a timeline for releasing more information.
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.