TEXAS REPUBLICAN PARTY
Trump’s presidency tests the Constitution as deadly riot tests political patience
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Protesters supporting U.S. President Donald Trump break into the U.S. Capitol on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. “I will say rather bluntly if Donald Trump remains the face of the Republican Party in Texas, Texas will go Democrat.”More Information:
Federal judge rules Texas GOP can host in-person convention in Houston
HOUSTON A federal district judge ruled Friday that the Texas Republican Party can host an in-person convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center, according to attorney Jared Woodfill. Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Houston First canceled the contract with the Texas GOP, citing health concerns amid the coronavirus. After much debate, the Texas GOP moved its convention online Thursday. The Texas GOP is currently discussing whether or not to resume plans for an in-person convention in Houston. Upon receiving a written order from the federal judge, the City of Houston and Houston First will appeal.This is a developing story.
High school coaches convention will draw thousands to San Antonio as pandemic rages across Texas
The NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, planned for March at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico, were canceled because of the new coronavirus. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports via REUTERSLater this month, thousands of people from across Texas are expected to gather in San Antonio for the states premier annual high school coaching convention. San Antonio is in Bexar County, which has the fourth-highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the state. The pandemic situation continues to evolve and so does San Antonio and its businesses, she said in an email. San Antonio is known to Texans as a safe and comfortable destination and we are all doing everything possible to keep it so.
Texas GOP would welcome Republican National Convention if moved from North Carolina
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu)Texas Republican Party Chair James Dickey said Monday that the state would gladly host the Republican National Convention in August if North Carolina cant guarantee full occupancy, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Texas would welcome President Trump and the RNC Convention, Dickey told the American-Statesman. In the event North Carolina Gov. As scheduled, the convention will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, from August 24-27. Vice President Mike Pence said in a Fox News interview Monday that Texas, Florida and Georgia are among the states the Republican Party would consider if North Carolina doesnt remain an option.
Coronavirus in Texas: GOP chairman says Republican National Convention welcome in Texas
Jordan Vonderhaar for the Texas TribuneWhat you need to know Tuesday:Texas GOP chair welcomes RNC convention if North Carolina faltersTexas GOP would welcome Republican National Convention if moved from North Carolina[9:10 a.m.] Texas Republican Party Chair James Dickey said Monday that the state would gladly host the Republican National Convention in August if North Carolina cant guarantee full occupancy, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Texas would welcome President Trump and the RNC Convention, Dickey told the American-Statesman. As scheduled, the convention will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, from August 24-27. Presidio County reported its first case Monday; over 85% of the states 254 counties have reported at least one case. Harris County reported one additional death, bringing its total to 220 deaths, more than any other county.