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Republicans dampen reports of convention media ban

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2020
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The US Republican Party has distanced itself from reports that this month's party convention - which will formally re-nominate President Donald Trump - will be closed to the press.

On Saturday the AP news agency and other news outlets reported that, because of the coronavirus, media would not be allowed to attend the event.

But on Sunday, a convention official said no final decisions had been made.

The delegates will meet in late August in North Carolina.

Last month President Trump scrapped a Florida convention, blaming the coronavirus "flare-up", and...

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