President Trump Cancels Florida Portion of RNC, Delegates Meeting in CLT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a daily coronavirus news conference, President Donald Trump announced that he is canceling the Jacksonville portion of the Republican National Convention. 

"I told my team it's time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida component of the RNC," Trump said. 

President Trump said the GOP convention will be starting in Charlotte, North Carolina as it has always been planned. 

"We were never taking that off, it will remain as it is," Trump said. 

Trump said delegates will meet in Charlotte for the nomination. 

President Trump announced the new RNC plan will include tele-rallies and online events for the week of the planned RNC. 

Trump said he will still make a convention speech, but said it will come in a different form this year. 

"We won't do a big crowded convention per se, it's just not the time," Trump announced. 

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