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."
The Republican Party’s 2016 platform includes troublesome proposals to remedy real problems with the excessive and dangerous methodology of amending the Constitution.
The war on police — denied by Black Lives Matter (BLM) and other anti-police groups and individuals — continues to claim lives. Sometimes — as in Dallas and Baton Rouge — those deaths come in groups. More often, they happen one fallen officer at a time. On Tuesday, Kansas City, Kansas, Police Captain Robert Melton joined the ranks of those officers who have reached their final EOW (End of Watch).
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.
On Monday, the Department of Justice petitioned the United States Supreme Court for rehearing of U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to President Obama’s deferred action program for illegal immigrants. Last month, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that blocked the administration from implementing its plan, which amounts to virtual amnesty through the usurpation of legislative powers.