Joe Biden: Democrats should think about hosting a virtual Democratic National Convention

Posted at 11:03 AM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 13:23:28-04

MILWAUKEE — With events and festivals being postponed left and right, former Vice President Joe Biden says the democrats should consider hosting a virtual 2020 DNC.

The Democratic National Convention was originally slated to happen in July, but those dates were recently pushed back until August 17-20.

Now, Biden is saying the convention may need to go virtual if coronavirus continues to be a public health threat.

In an interview with ABC, Biden said, "We may have to do a virtual convention. I think we should be thinking about that right now. The idea of holding the convention is going to be necessary. We may not be able to put 10, 20, 30,000 people in one place."

Biden also added that this decision can't be made yet, as we all need to see where coronavirus is at once the date is closer.

"Again let's see where it is," said Biden. "And what we do between now and then is going to dictate a lot of that as well. But my point is that I think you just got to follow the science."

The DNC is expected to bring a lot of attention and revenue to Milwaukee, as it is set to take place at Fiserv Forum. The city has been busy preparing for months, but it seems the fate of the DNC is yet to be determined.

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