Trump says 'no way' he'll cancel GOP convention in August

Trump says 'no way' he'll cancel GOP convention in August
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President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' MORE said there is “no way” he’ll cancel the GOP convention in August, despite the uncertainty surrounding planned events due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

“We’re going to have our convention. You know, we have our convention in North Carolina, in Charlotte,” he said to Fox News host Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityPsaki says Biden admin 'needs' Fox News in order to fight vaccine misinformation Ronny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign Biden walks fine line with Fox News MORE on Thursday evening.

The GOP convention is scheduled for Aug. 24-27, about two months before the general election in November. 

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“We are definitely planning — it’s toward the end of August. Somebody was asking today, ‘Will you cancel your convention?’ I said no way I’m going to cancel the convention. We’re going to have the convention, it's going to be incredible,” Trump added. 

Earlier this week, reports circulated that the coronavirus pandemic has forced the committee tasked with planning the Democratic National Convention to consider emergency “contingency options” for the event, scheduled July 13-16 in Milwaukee.

Since the virus reached the U.S., dozens of large events and conferences have been canceled or postponed. It remains unclear when public health officials will stop recommending against travel and large gatherings.