Republican-Led Senate Passes Motion Committing to Peaceful Transition of Power

The Republican-controlled Senate passed a resolution on committing to a peaceful transition of power after the November presidential election, though the measure was introduced by a Democrat.

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who is often considered the most conservative Democrat in the Senate, proposed the resolution following President Donald Trump comment’s refusing to commit to leaving office. read more

Biden Campaign Calls Pompeo “Absolutely Disgraceful” for Plan to Deliver RNC Speech from Jerusalem

The Biden campaign has slammed Mike Pompeo’s upcoming speech at the Republican National Convention because he will broadcast it from Jerusalem, breaking diplomatic protocol.

The Secretary of State intends to speak to the RNC on Tuesday despite the fact the nation’s chief diplomat is not supposed to appear at political events and it may be a violation of the Hatch Act. read more

North Carolina Will Relax Social Distancing Guidelines for Republican National Convention

The state of North Carolina will relax its restrictions on public gatherings for the Republican National Convention (RNC) scheduled August 21 – 24.

The state’s health director and chief medical officer, Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, said the Department of Health and Human Services, wrote in a letter to the RNC that restrictions on gatherings of more than 10 people will need to be relaxed for the event. read more