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Report: Gov. Brian Kemp, GA GOP 'aggressively pursuing' RNC

Could Gov. Brian Kemp's courtship of the 2020 Republican National Convention pay off? (Source: WRDW)
Could Gov. Brian Kemp's courtship of the 2020 Republican National Convention pay off? (Source: WRDW)(WRDW)
Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 11:11 AM EDT
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Thursday, June 4, 2020

ATLANTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and other GOP operatives in the state are "aggressively pursuing" the Republican National Convention after it pulled out from Charlotte earlier this week, a report says.

says the convention is looking at multiple cities in Texas, Arizona, Florida, and Georgia after the Republican National Committee voted to move the convention.

with social distancing efforts and masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“With world-class facilities, restaurants, hotels, and workforce, Georgia would be honored to safely host the Republican National Convention," Kemp tweeted. “We hope you will consider the Peach State, ⁦‪@realDonaldTrump⁩!"

The Axios report says Atlanta and Savannah could be considered for the August event.

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