Jun 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

RNC votes to keep 2016 platform for 2020

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RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel at CPAC 2019. Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The Republican National Committee voted on Wednesday to reuse its 58-page 2016 platform instead of building a new platform for 2020, Politico's Alex Isenstadt first reported and Axios confirmed.

What's happening: The RNC will not have a platform committee and only around 336 delegates are scheduled to travel to Charlotte for the convention.

  • President Trump's acceptance speech as the Republican presidential nominee will take place elsewhere, Isenstadt reports.

Of note: A smaller, official portion of the convention had already been approved to take place in Charlotte.

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