Charlotte City Council to Vote Monday on RNC 2020, Protests Expected

CHARLOTTE – The host city for RNC 2020 is all but announced, with those in the know expecting the event to be awarded to the Queen City sometime later this week. First, though, the Charlotte city council is scheduled to hold votes on the matter Monday.

There are more than 100 people already signed up to speak at the 2 p.m. council meeting, and you can bet that more than a few of them will be Radical Leftists appealing to the council members’ sense of intolerance for alternate political beliefs.

Others may talk about actual issues, like what the financial risks are to the city if it hosts the convention. For that, there are contracts and more contracts…

“The Republican National Convention’s host committee would pay the city of Charlotte for costs of the 2020 event that are not covered by an expected $50 million federal grant, according to a summary of two contracts.

The committee would also provide insurance covering the city, Mecklenburg County, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority and the RNC from convention-related losses, the summary states.


Council member Dimple Ajmera is among Democrats who have said they will vote against hosting the RNC. Ajmera says she’s concerned that the convention will cost taxpayers money. Republican member Tariq Bokhari countered that the contracts protect the public.


Under a contract between the RNC, the host committee, the city, Mecklenburg County and the CRVA, according to the summary, the city would provide police, fire and emergency medical services during a convention to be held in July or August 2020. A specific date would be announced by Sept. 15.”

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Of course, the real show at Monday’s meeting will be outside, with protesters expected to agitate in the name of hating Trump and everything else Republican. And it makes sense that such Leftist agitators would be encouraged to stage such a protest. After all, some of their dear leaders in disruption actually made it on to the city council last time around.

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