Dallas mayor ‘not interested’ in GOP convention if it means Trump packing arena during COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON — Although Dallas is on the Republican Party’s short list as it scrambles for a new convention site, Mayor Eric Johnson made clear Friday that he has serious qualms because of the COVID-19 risks.


Nor has the city heard from the GOP, let alone sought to lure an event that entails packing an arena with 19,000 cheering party activists — despite a claim from the party’s national chair that site scouts are focusing...