“Donald Trump intends to give an official agreement to represent the party in the elections on August 27.
The U.S. Republican Party has officially confirmed Donald Trump as its presidential candidate in the November election. Republicans made the decision Monday following a vote at their national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The honor of Trump’s nomination was entrusted to the head of the North Carolina Republican Party, Michael Waitley. Since then, representatives of delegations from the United States and Overseas Territories have alternately announced who their delegates are voting for. Trump passed the threshold of 1,276 needed to delegate votes after his decision was announced by the state of Nevada. With 1,284 votes cast in Trump’s delegates. The vote did not end there. Other states and territories of the United States are expected to formally agree to represent party members in the current election on Thursday, August 27. He will deliver a solemn speech dedicated to this. According to the plans, this speech will take place on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
This year, the U.S. Republican Party had to repeatedly adjust the schedule of its national pre-election convention because of a pandemic caused by a new coronavirus. As a result of the introduction of various sanitary and epidemiological restrictions, the program of this party meeting has undergone significant changes, it has been virtually closed to the press. For convenience, the National Convention of the Republican Party of the United States this year is considered to be held on August 24-27. And in Charlotte, the congress events are held only on Monday. Then they will move mainly to Washington.
Key priorities for a second term
On Sunday, Trump’s campaign released a subpoena for his second term. The document, published under the motto “Fighting for You,” reflects Trump’s core goals for the next four years.
Among the top priorities in foreign policy are “ending endless wars” and returning U.S. troops to their homeland, “maintaining and expanding America’s unrivaled military power,” fighting terrorism, building powerful cyber defense, and missile defense systems.
A separate item in the document is the creation by the end of 2020 of a vaccine for a new coronavirus, a return to “normal life” after the pandemic in 2021, and the production of all essential medicines in the United States, not abroad. In addition, Trump, if re-elected, aims to “hold China fully accountable for allowing the virus to spread around the world.”
The main tasks also include the creation of 10 million new jobs in 10 months, tax cuts, and the conclusion of “fair trade agreements”. Several items on the agenda are devoted to education, immigration policy, law enforcement, and police work. In addition, the priority is to “ensure the permanent presence of man on the moon and send the first manned mission to Mars”, the emphasis is also on the creation of fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks.
“President Trump’s boundless optimism, as well as his confidence in America’s greatness, are reflected in his goals for a second term and in stark contrast to the sad vision of America that Joseph Biden and Democrats are projecting,” the document reads.