Texas GOP Chairman says RNC is Welcome in the Lone Star State

(WBAP/KLIF) – Several states are pushing to host the Republican National Convention August if North Carolina doesn’t.

The open invitations come after President Trump threatened to move the convention out of Charlotte if coronavirus restrictions aren’t loosened there. The President said in a series of tweets this week that North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper won’t commit to a full venue at the convention.

Since the tweet, the Governors of Florida and Georgia have said they would love to have the convention in their states. Texas Republican Party Chairman James Dickey said he’s in communication with the RNC about a possible move.

“We would think it would be fantastic to have President Trump and the RNC here,” said Dickey. “We know Texas would do a wonderful job.”

The President is asking for a guarantee that the Charlotte venue would be at full capacity.

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