July 24, 2020

Trump scraps Republican convention, US virus cases top four million

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump announced Thursday he was scrapping the Republican nominating convention in Florida as the number of coronavirus cases in the United States topped four million.Trump said he was cancelling next month’s event in Jacksonville because it was not the right time to do a “big, crowded convention.””The timing for this event is not right, it’s just not right with what’s happened recently,” he said at a White House news conference.Trump was speaking just hours after Johns Hopkins University reported that there were now more than four million COVID-19 cases in t…

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