The GOP’s selection of Wisconsin places the celebration’s nominating conference in a key battleground state. Former President Donald Trump received the state in 2016 however misplaced it to President Joe Biden in 2020 by lower than a share level.
The Democratic Nationwide Committee additionally chosen Milwaukee to carry its conference in 2020, although it was a largely digital format because of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.
McDaniel told Fox News on the eve of the RNC’s vote that Wisconsin’s place as a bellwether state was an element within the RNC contemplating it to host its presidential nominating conference.
“It’s a purple state,” McDaniel instructed Fox. “It’s precisely the voters that we are attempting to carry into our celebration, and so they have performed such a terrific job. We’re excited not solely to elect our future president out of Milwaukee as a Republican, however we’re excited to showcase a beautiful metropolis and a beautiful state.”