GOP Planning Major Coronavirus Spread With Convention

Republicans are planning to go ahead with their convention despite the likelihood of massively spreading coronavirus.

“Republicans say they’re moving ahead with plans to gather tens of thousands of people at their presidential nominating convention in North Carolina this summer — even as Democrats weigh their options for convening during the coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement Saturday marking 100 days to go before the 2020 Republican National Convention, the Republican National Committee said it is expecting nearly 50,000 attendees, including delegates and members of the media, at the convention scheduled for the week of Aug. 24 in Charlotte.” [READ MORE]