BOOM! Trump Confirms Plans for GOP Convention in August! The following story is brought to you courtesy of Next News Network. Click the link to visit their page and see more stories J. Edward Moreno from The Hill reports, President Trump said there is “no way” he’ll cancel the GOP convention in August, despite the uncertainty surrounding planned events due to the CV crisis. “We’re going to have our convention. You know, we have our convention in North Carolina, in Charlotte,” he said to Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday evening.