COVID-19: Trump says he will not cancel August Republican Convention

COVID-19: Trump says he will not cancel August Republican Convention

U.S. President Trump gives a press briefing on the coronavirus in Washington
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump, accompanied by members of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) task force, answers questions about the U.S. outbreak of the virus during a news briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday (Mar 26) that he would not cancel the Republican National Convention in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the coronavirus.

In an interview on Fox News, Trump said he believed the country will have rebounded from the coronavirus outbreak by then. "We're not going to cancel," Trump said. "I think we're going to be in great shape long before then."

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