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Republicans will formally nominate their 2024 presidential candidate in Milwaukee, GOP chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced Friday, with the party tapping the largest city in the critical swing state of Wisconsin to host its next convention.

Key Facts

The Republican National Committee unanimously approved Milwaukee as the 2024 convention host site, according to McDaniel.

Milwaukee seemed essentially a shoo-in to land the convention after the city council of Nashville, Tennessee, rejected a draft agreement with GOP officials, which is required to obtain federal security grants for the event.

A Republican selection committee recommended Milwaukee’s bid last month, which has bipartisan support from city stakeholders including Mayor Cavalier Johnson (D).

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The convention’s dates have not been set, but it is expected to come before the Democratic convention. The party of the sitting president typically hosts its

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