Biden to accept nomination in Milwaukee amid reduced convention

Former vice president Joe BidenJoe Biden Joe Biden wins New York primaries The Memo: Trump’s bid for law and order falling flat The Pro-Trump group’s announcement questions Biden’s mental fitness It is ready to accept the nomination of the Democratic Party in Milwaukee at a reduced convention amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) announced Wednesday.

The convention will move from the Fiserv Forum to the smaller Wisconsin Center, a convention center in downtown Milwaukee, during the four nights of programming between August 17-20.

“Leadership means being able to adapt to any situation”, president of the Democratic National Committee Tom perezThomas Edward Perez Clinton’s Top Five Vice Presidential Elections Government Social Programs: Triumph of Hope Over Evidence of Labor’s “Wasteful Spending and Mismanagement” in Comp. said in the ad.

“That is exactly what we have done with our convention. Unlike this president, Joe Biden and the Democrats are committed to protecting the health and safety of the American people, “he added.

Biden’s campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said the alleged presidential candidate intends to “proudly accept” the party’s nomination at the reduced convention.

The DNCC also said that “a process is underway” to ensure that all delegates can cast their votes on issues, including the presidential nomination, remotely during the convention.

Meetings of the DNC standing committee will also take place virtually.

Specific details on delegate representation on the convention floor will be provided after public health officials complete their assessment of the pandemic’s trajectory and determine how many people can safely meet in person in August, the committee said.

This year’s convention will also eliminate large-scale events attended by thousands of people, including welcome receptions for the media and delegates, as well as an event for volunteers.

The DNCC said epidemiologists and infectious disease experts W. Ian Lipking and Larry Brilliant will help advise the committee on efforts to protect the health and safety of convention staff, attendees and Wisconsin residents.

“Everything is at stake in November, so we must find creative and forward-looking ways to organize, mobilize and unite our party around our shared values ​​at the convention so that we can launch Joe Biden to victory this fall.” . Joe Solmonese, CEO of the Democratic National Convention, said in the announcement.

Earlier this month, the Republican National Committee (RNC) said it would move its convention to Jacksonville, Florida from its originally planned location in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Republican Party movement followed a battle between President TrumpDonald John Trump Bowman has a double-digit lead over Engel in New York. McGrath leads Booker in Kentucky with results expected next week New York Republican Chris Jacobs wins special election to replace Chris Collins MORE and North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper (D) on what a convention might look like amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cooper and Trump were unable to reach an agreement. The governor indicated that he could not commit to the terms Trump had been demanding, including not restricting the size of the crowd and not requiring masks or spacing attendees.

Official Republican Party affairs will continue to take place in Charlotte, but most festivities, including Trump’s acceptance speech, will take place in Jacksonville, the party said.