RALEIGH, North Carolina – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is looking for another state to hold the Republican National Convention after North Carolina refused to guarantee that the event could take place in Charlotte without restrictions because concerns remain. about the coronavirus.
Trump tweeted that Governor Roy Cooper and other officials “refuse to guarantee that we can use the Arena Spectrum” and not “are allowed to occupy the arena as originally intended and promised.”
Had long planned to have the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, a place I love. Now, @NC_Governor Roy Cooper and his representatives refuse to guarantee that we can have use of the Spectrum Arena – Spend millions of dollars, have everybody arrive, and …
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 3, 2020
“Because of @NC_Governor we are forced to find another state to hold the 2020 Republican National Convention,” Trump wrote.