Republican National Convention

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow speaks during a Democratic presidential candidate forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. MSNBC mounted an aggressive on-air fact-checking operation during the Republican national convention, often breaking in to its telecast to question some of the claims made from the stage. Both Maddow and CNN's Daniel Dale aired “lightning-round” fact-checks following President Donald Trump's acceptance speech on Thursday night. The frequency of pre-taped speeches enabled MSNBC to call in experts to help with its fact-checking. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
August 28, 2020 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow ended her fact-check mission with a lightning round after President Donald Trump's nomination acceptance speech — 12 corrections in about a minute. Or, rather, 11 corrections and a prediction. “Joe Biden will not bulldoze the suburbs,” she said. Throughout the GOP...
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., center, and others, are escorted by Metropolitan Police after attending President Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the White House, Thursday night , Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington, after a crowd had enveloped Paul as he left the event and demanded that he acknowledge police shooting victim Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)
August 28, 2020 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul, who was surrounded by screaming protesters when he and his wife left President Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention speech at the White House, claimed without evidence on Friday that he had been “attacked by an angry mob” of the type that would be...
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President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 28, 2020 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump refused to allow the coronavirus to deny him the crowd he craved for the Republican National Convention. He ordered up a scene never before seen at the White House: an American president using the South Lawn as the official backdrop for such overtly...
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From left, Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump stand on stage on the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 28, 2020 - 5:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — To listen to television pundits wrapping up the Republican convention and evaluating President Donald Trump's acceptance speech, the nation heads into the fall campaign as divided as it ever was. “This was unquestionably the best Donald Trump production ever,” ABC News analyst Sara...
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President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 28, 2020 - 5:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blasted Joe Biden as a hapless career politician who will endanger Americans’ safety as he accepted his party’s renomination on the South Lawn of the White House. While the coronavirus kills 1,000 Americans each day, Trump defied his own administration’s...
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Fireworks light up the sky over Washington after President Donald Trump delivered his acceptance speech at the White House to the 2020 Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 28, 2020 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Convention — the first political convention ever held at the White House — has ended with opera and fireworks. President Donald Trump wrapped up his speech closing out the RNC on Thursday by recounting the achievements of the nation’s pioneers and pledging...
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President Donald Trump speaks from the South Lawn of the White House on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 27, 2020 - 11:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump refused to allow the coronavirus to deny him the crowd he craved for the Republican National Convention. He ordered up a scene never before seen at the White House: an American president using the South Lawn as the official backdrop for such overtly...
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With the Washington Monument in the background, a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House watches the Republican National Convention as it plays on a screen on the fourth day of the convention, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 27, 2020 - 9:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a stunning scene in a country where parents and children have been laid to rest without their loved ones present, schools have gone to online-only learning and businesses have shut their doors to halt the spread of the coronavirus. On Thursday night, about 1,500 people...
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In this image from video, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP)
August 27, 2020 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two White House officials violated the Hatch Act by participating in choreographed events that were aired during this week's Republican National Convention, according to two separate ethics complaints filed by government watchdog groups. Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2020, file photo, Antonio Mingo, right, holds his fists in the air as demonstrators protest in front of a police line on a section of 16th Street that's been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, in Washington. Black Lives Matter activists are holding a virtual Black National Convention Friday, Aug. 28, to adopt a political agenda calling for slavery reparations, universal basic income, environmental justice and legislation that entirely re-imagines criminal justice reforms. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 27, 2020 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists are holding their first Black National Convention Friday, a virtual event that will adopt a political agenda calling for slavery reparations, universal basic income, environmental justice and legislation that entirely re-imagines criminal justice reform...
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