Morning Jolt: President Trump Cancels Republican National Convention in Florida

I'm Jimmy Quinn, one of National Review's Buckley Fellows, filling in for Jim Geraghty. On the menu today: Trump moves most of the Republican National Convention online, the Labor Department reports a new rise in unemployment claims, and Mike Pompeo takes on the Chinese Communist Party in a landmark address.

Acknowledging Coronavirus Reality, Trump Moves RNC Online

"It's time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention," said President Trump during a press briefing yesterday afternoon. Despite previously downplaying aspects of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump has in recent days pivoted to echoing the recommendations of public-health officials as polls have shown him losing to presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. In addition to endorsing the use of masks on Twitter for the first time ...

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President Trump Cancels Republican National Convention in Florida

I'm Jimmy Quinn, one of National Review's Buckley Fellows, filling in for Jim Geraghty. On the menu today: Trump moves most of the Republican National Convention online, the Labor Department reports a new rise in unemployment claims, and Mike Pompeo takes on the Chinese Communist Party in a landmark address.

Acknowledging Coronavirus Reality, Trump Moves RNC Online

"It's time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention," said President Trump during a press briefing yesterday afternoon. Despite previously downplaying aspects of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump has in recent days pivoted to echoing the recommendations of public-health officials as polls have shown him losing to presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. In addition to endorsing the use of masks on Twitter for the first time ...   READ MORE

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