Trump Eyes White House For RNC Acceptance Speech Venue
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed accepting the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in a speech from the White House, prompting the country’s leading elected Democrat to accuse him of politicizing the historic residence.
Separately, the Democratic party announced former Vice President Joe Biden, Trump’s election rival, will accept its nomination in an address from his home state of Delaware rather than in Milwaukee as planned.
The coronavirus pandemic has led both political parties to downsize their traditional made-for-television affairs featuring often-raucous speeches in front of thousands of the party faithful.
Denied the larger crowds he thrives on, Trump said on Fox News: “I’ll probably do mine live from the White House.”
At a White House briefing later, he rejected the suggestion of some lawmakers and …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]