As chances continue to improve that Hillary Clinton will name Virginia Democrat Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate later this afternoon, a closer look at the affable, non-controversial socialist reveals a man not likely to interfere with the Clinton presidency if she wins in November.
The third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention was meant to propel warring segments of the party closer toward party unity, but it was not meant to be.
Republican nominee Donald Trump hoped former rival Senator Ted Cruz's speech would unite the Republican Party behind his own candidacy, but it ended with boos from the floor when Cruz failed to say the words, "I endorse Donald Trump."
Opposing demonstrators at the GOP National Convention exchanged angry words in Kirtland Park on Tuesday; however, there were no reports of injuries or arrests.
The second session of the first day of the Republican National Convention resumed Monday the 18th in Cleveland, and it featured celebrities, victims of Democratic policies, and police supporters.
The Republican National Convention started yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio, and featured an eclectic mix of controversy and celebrity that voters have come to associate with the Trump campaign.
With GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump indicating that he will choose Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice president, Republicans and conservatives appear torn. Some critics of the selection have blasted Pence as a globalist neocon who supports the Obama-backed Common Core scheme, sovereignty-destroying “free trade” regimes, unconstitutional wars, and other deeply unpopular policies, rather than the Constitution and liberty. Other opponents have blasted Pence's surrender to extreme homosexual activists and corporate bullies demanding government aid in trampling religious liberty in Indiana. By contrast, the establishment media and some supporters of the selection claim Pence is a relatively solid conservative whose pro-life credentials and reputed social conservatism can help unify the conservative movement behind the Trump 2016 campaign.
In interviews with national talk-show hosts on July 14, presumptive Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton respectively, shared their views concerning the deadly terrorist attack in Nice, France, that evening.