The good news for the Trump campaign: Ted Cruz was off stage when the broadcast networks began their coverage. But that’s little comfort because Cruz became the story.
Republican National Convention
The committee members and lobbyists who fought over the party’s alarmingly conservative platform don’t seem to want anything to do with presenting that platform to the electorate.
Mixing put-downs with protest, Republicans opened their national convention Monday still working to reconcile themselves to the takeover of their party by Donald Trump,
During a panel discussion that was part of MSNBC’s coverage of the GOP convention, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), said whites have contributed more to history than “any other subgroup.”
Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Tuesday countered reports that Melania Trump lifted language from a Michelle Obama speech made in 2008.
Convention organizers plot tightly scripted exercises to promote their candidates. But something always goes wrong and the potential for surprises seems even greater this year.