Stories tagged: "Republican National Convention"


Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., in a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP)
After Maskless Appearance at Trump Speech, Should Thom Tillis Take a Coronavirus Test?

After cameras caught Thom Tillis without a mask at Trump's speech, some want the senator to cancel his events or take a coronavirus test.

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The RNC Held In-Person Events. Now Four Attendees Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus.

NC Democratic Party calls RNC live events, despite the coronavirus, a “reckless, short-sighted attempt to soothe Donald Trump’s ego.”

The anti-racist 'Hoop Bus' arrived in Charlotte in time for the Republican National Convention in August. (Image via Tyler Thompson)
Want to Dunk on Trump? Anti-Racist ‘Hoop Bus’ Comes to Charlotte for RNC

The traveling "Hoop Bus," created by two basketball players, rolled into Charlotte in time for the RNC's arrival in NC this week.

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
‘This is About Being an American’: Rogue Conservatives Press Case for Biden Across Town From RNC

As Republicans touted Trump across town, conservatives in Convention on Founding Principles continued to express support for Joe Biden.

Anti-Trump protesters clashed with counterprotesters and police outside of the Republican National Convention Monday in Charlotte. Our reporter witnessed police using their bikes as weapons against demonstrators and pepper spraying one young man. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
Outside of Trump’s RNC: A Clash of Protesters, Counterprotesters and Police

Police bash protesters with bikes and pepper spray one Black teen as demonstrators denounce Trump and GOP in protest outside the RNC.

James Comey testifying before the US Senate Intelligence Committee in June 2017. Comey addressed a convention of Trump critics anchored in Charlotte Monday. (Image via Shutterstock)
Meet the Disillusioned Conservatives Pushing for Biden During Trump’s RNC

As Trump held the RNC in Charlotte, conservative critics like James Comey, MIchael Steele, and Evan McMullin roasted the president.

Page Lemel, a Transylvania County commissioner, is a lifelong Republican. But she left the GOP in December and plans to vote for Biden because she can't support President Donald Trump. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
Disillusioned NC Republicans Call for a Future Without Trump

Longtime Tar Heel Republicans, and several nationally-prominent conservatives, face off against the RNC with their own anti-Trump convention.