RNC convention host committee doles out millions in leftover cash with few restrictions

President Donald Trump delivered his nomination acceptance speech at the White House after COVID-19 scuttled events in the planned convention city of Charlotte, N.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON — After the Republican National Convention pulled out of Charlotte earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the host committee pledged to give more than $3 million to local community groups by the fall.