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Two Wisconsin RNC Delegates watch President Trump accept the party's nomination from the White House

Posted at 11:06 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 00:16:31-04

WAUKESHA —
Republicans gather in Waukesha County to watch President Trump accept the party’s nomination. While two other Wisconsin RNC Delegates got to see the speech in person at the White House.

The Trump Campaign planned to host a drive-in watch party in Pewaukee for the final night of the Republican National Convention. But the potential severe weather Thursday night forced them to cancel the event and join with the Republican Party of Waukesha County inside. However, the change in plans did not dampen anyone’s spirits.

“This, in our lifetime, is the most historical presidential election,” said Jefferson Davis from Menomonee Falls who came to the watch party.

Others say they came out to be among the GOP supporters on the final night of the Republican National Convention.

“Because of the energy of us uniting,” said Kathy Dieck from Milwaukee.

“It’s nice to be in the company of fellow Republicans who feel the same way we do,” said Joan Davis of Menomonee Falls.

Also at Thursday’s watch party, Congressman Bryan Steil who represents Kenosha.

“I spoke to the President this morning on the telephone and he and I committed to making sure the federal resources are available to local law enforcement in Kenosha to keep Kenosha safe,” said Steil.

While people socially distanced in Waukesha to watch the President accept the party’s nomination, two Wisconsin RNC Delegates got to hear the President from at the White House.

“We’re really looking forward to him talking about the next four years,” said Andrew Hitt, Wisconsin Republican Party Chair. “How important it is to have law and order in this country.”

“This is the last night of the convention. This is what sends people off and tries to build the enthusiasm within the party,” said Tom SchreIbel, Wisconsin RNC National Committeeman.

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