Jumping in — Trump made it clear later in the day that he had no interest in moving the convention to his own resort in Doral and that he wants to keep it in North Carolina. Of course, the president always zigs and zags. But Florida GOPers were quick to embrace the thought of snagging away the convention and moving it to the state run by top Trump ally Gov. Ron DeSantis. Republican Party of Florida Chair Joe Gruters said in statement that “Florida is committed to ensuring a safe, secure and successful event.”
The city on the river — The question is where? Jacksonville stands out because its mayor is not only Republican but also because the area has not been hit as hard by the coronavirus pandemic as South Florida. DeSantis has constantly touted Jacksonville as he has begun to reopen the state.