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The New Logo For the Republican 2020 Convention Suggests They Want Trump As King

The Republican National Committee on Thursday unveiled its logo for the 2020 convention in Charlotte, as the host committee kicked off a drive for 8,000 volunteers.

The announcements came as part of the first day of the RNC’s annual two-day summer meeting in Charlotte.

The meeting is taking place a little more than a year before the start of the GOP convention on Aug. 24, 2020.

Organizers expect 50,000 visitors for the convention, including 15,000 journalists from around the world. The convention will recruit more than 8,000 volunteers, all of whom will be subject to background searches.

The city hosted its first national convention in 2012, when Democrats renominated President Barack Obama.

And the new logo has the GOP elephant against a crown:

As you’d expect, Twitter had some thoughts:

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