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GOP Convention in Jacksonville May Move Outdoors, as COVID-19 Skyrockets in Florida

HeadlineJul 15, 2020

White House officials said Tuesday the Republican National Convention may convene in an outdoor venue next month in Jacksonville, as Florida grapples with an explosion of coronavirus cases. Florida reported a record 132 new deaths on Tuesday, two days after its daily confirmed coronavirus caseload topped all of Europe combined. At least six Republican senators, including Florida’s Marco Rubio, have said they will not attend this year’s RNC.

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