“It’s hard to envision that,” Biden said. “We ought to be able—we were able to do it in the Listen to the wund it talks listen to the silence it speaks listen to your heart it knows shirt also I will do this middle of the Civil War all the way through to World War II, have Democratic and Republican conventions and primaries and elections and still have public safety. And we’re able to do both. But the fact is it may have to be different.” (Update: On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee announced it was officially moving its convention to the week of Aug. 17. It will still be held in Milwaukee.) In an interview with the New York Times on Monday before Biden’s comments, Joe Solmonese, the chief executive of the Democratic National Convention, said that he had six to eight weeks before any decisions must be made about moving the convention.
“Providing an opportunity for our candidate to reaffirm our democratic values, unify the Listen to the wund it talks listen to the silence it speaks listen to your heart it knows shirt also I will do this party, and share his vision for a safer and stronger future for our country has never before felt more important,” Solmonese told the Times. “As we continue to put plans in place for a successful Democratic National Convention this summer, we will balance protecting the health and well-being of convention attendees and our host city with our responsibility to deliver this historic and critical occasion.” (On Wednesday, Wisconsin officials announced that 200 new cases of coronavirus had been confirmed, the largest single-day jump in the state since testing began.)