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City of Henderson warns Trump campaign event host

Posted at 4:38 PM, Sep 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 02:41:18-04

HENDERSON (KTNV) — President Trump is in Southern Nevada today for several campaign events including one scheduled for 7 p.m. at Xtreme Manufacturing in Henderson.

Photos from inside the building show about a thousand seats set up with no social distancing in place.

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The City of Henderson has confirmed to 13 Action News they have issued a compliance letter and verbal warning to organizers of the event in regards to the state's COVID-19 emergency directives.

The city says these warnings were issued directly to Xtreme Manufacturing.

Here is the full statement from the City of Henderson spokesperson:

The City of Henderson has issued a compliance letter and verbal warning to the event organizer that the event as planned would be in direct violation of the governor’s COVID-19 emergency directives.

Specifically, gatherings of more than 50 people in a private or public setting is prohibited.

Large live events must be approved by the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations and at this time, the City has not been notified that this event has been approved.

If the governor’s directives are not followed, the City may assess a fine of up to $500 per violation as well as suspend or revoke the business license.