Terror threat concerns some GOP delegates but won't deter them
WASHINGTON It's kind of nerve-racking, but not enough to keep them away.That's the general consensus among delegates to the Republican National Convention later this month. This after the national security threat was elevated for New York, parts of New Jersey and Washington amid increased indications of a possible terror attack.
The G-O-P's four-day convention opens August 30th at Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan -- north of the site of the World Trade Center attacks three years ago.
Congress has approved spending 50 (m) million dollars to guarantee the convention's security.
One Minnesota delegate says he would have been more concerned about coming to New York had former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani not overseen a massive quality-of-life initiative that helped clean up the city's image.
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