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Republicans Announce 2024 National Convention Venue

Republicans said Friday the 2024 National Convention, where the party's presidential candidate will be formally nominated, will be held in Milwaukee. We are going to announce what. Or Nashville.

Milwaukee, in battleground state Wisconsin, is the most likely candidate to win the event, given Nashville's refusal to adopt an agreement to host the tournament. Hosting the event in Milwaukee, chosen to host the 2020 Democratic Convention, had broad bipartisan supportand had to move online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The city used its preparations for the convention to argue with Republicans for a "turnkey" operation ready to take place in 2024. Milwaukee, in July she was selected by the RNC's Place Selection Committee.

The Republican National Committee will announce its decision on the final day of its Summer Conference in Chicago.

Nashville's bid ties up economic trade-offs that Mayor John Cooper and others must close most of the bustling downtown except for security, conference activities, and city resources. for an event that hit a roadblock after voicing concerns about its impact.

On Tuesday, the Common Council in Nashville rejected a proposed agreement to host the convention.

It was a different story in Milwaukee. Powerful Democratic leaders have teamed up with Republican power brokers, including former RNC chairman Reince Priebus, in a pitch to host the convention, the White House chief of staff under former President Donald Trump. Mr. Priebus, who served as president and served as Republican chairman of Wisconsin, heads the convention's local committees.

Trump narrowly won in Wisconsin in his 2016 , but in 2020 lost to President Joe Biden by nearly the same margin.

Wisconsin Could Decide the Winner Tennessee has not supported a Democrat in the presidential race since her 1996 election. For 20 years, Republicans have held nominating conventions in battleground states (North Carolina, Ohio, Florida).

  • Milwaukee
  • Joe Biden
  • Republican National Convention
  • Donald Trump
  • Nashville
  • Wisconsin
  • Election

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