President Donald Trump may accept the Republican presidential nomination at the White House, he said on Wednesday.
“Were thinking about it. It would be the easiest from the standpoint of security,” Trump said during a phone interview with “Fox & Friends.”
Movement of personnel required for the nomination is expensive, the president said.
“Were thinking about doing it from the White House because theres no movement and its easy,” he added. “I think its a beautiful setting and we are thinking about that. Its certainly one of the alternatives.”
Trump said he enjoys spending time at the White House and believes the building represents the nation.
The plan is to hold a limited, business-oriented event in Charlotte while keeping the broader activities virtual, according to the president.
“What were going to do is, were going to do virtual, and were going to do some live speeches from different locations,” Trump said. “Ill probably do mine live from the White House,” he added, though hes open to it being somewhere else.
First lady Melania Trump, senators, and Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) will also give live speeches, Trump said.
The Republican National Committee, which is holding the Republican National Convention, including the nomination, didnt respond to a request for comment.
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