It may seem like an unlikely place for it, but amidst all the political theater, love is in the air at the Republican National Convention.
Chris Sheldon is a Massachusetts delegate and his now-fiancée, Lacey McGreevy, is with the Rhode Island delegation. The two Donald Trump supporters originally met when they were running for delegate and immediately felt a connection. So, Chris decided the RNC was the perfect place to pop the question.
“The last couple months have gone great for us, and I thought it made a lot of sense for us to get engaged at the convention,” Sheldon said.
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“It sounds so dumb, so cliché, but when you know, you know. And I’ve heard it from people all the time. It’s just, I know,” McGreevy said. "I literally knew from the first second I kissed him. I was like, I’m going to be with him for the rest of my life.”
Sheldon had originally planned to propose to McGreevy Thursday night, but she discovered the ring inside a FedEx box on Tuesday. The two went to a benefit concert with Big & Rich that same day, where the country music duo serenaded them with one of their hit songs.
The couple is planning for a fall wedding.