Republican National Convention

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 26, 2020 - 11:43 am
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Thursday plans a speech condemning President Donald Trump, hours before he is set to accept renomination for a second term, for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Harris will detail a "profound failure of leadership” from Trump and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to then-Gov.-elect Kristi Noem, R-S.D., during a meeting at White House ,in Washington. From the earliest days of the pandemic, Trump called on governors to "liberate" residents, reopen schools and get businesses back to normal. No governor followed that advice more closely — and with more attention-seeking fervor — than South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci File)
August 26, 2020 - 11:42 am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — From the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump called on governors to “liberate” residents, reopen schools and get businesses back to normal. No governor followed that advice more closely — and with more attention-seeking fervor — than South...
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Donald Trump Jr., right, meets with congressional candidate Burgess Owens and volunteers at Colonial Flag in Sandy, Utah, Thursday, July 23, 2020. Owens, a Black conservative running for Congress in Utah, is set to speak at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP)
August 26, 2020 - 11:35 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Black conservative running for Congress in Utah is set to speak at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. Burgess Owens is in a race that could test GOP’s ability to recapture the suburban districts that powered 2018’s blue wave and gave Democrats control of the...
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Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, tapes his speech for the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 26, 2020 - 7:07 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will deliver the marquee speech Wednesday night at the Republican convention, making the case for another four years for President Donald Trump and laying the foundation for his own potential White House run in 2024. Pence, whose future political...
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In this image from video, Abby Johnson speaks from Washington, 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 26, 2020 - 5:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An advocate of “household voting” in which husbands get the final say. A woman who has argued that school sex ed programs are “grooming” children to be sexualized by predators like Jeffrey Epstein. A candidate who has peddled in racist tropes and bizarre QAnon conspiracy theories...
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First lady Melania Trump arrives to speak on the second night of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 26, 2020 - 2:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is expressing sympathy for families affected by COVID-19, an “invisible enemy” she said has challenged America but brought its citizens together. In her prime-time Republican National Convention address on Tuesday night, the first lady said she has “been moved in the...
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First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second night of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 26, 2020 - 1:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The second day of the Republican National Convention started with a decidedly different, more positive tone, with an emphasis on Americans who say have they benefited from President Donald Trump’s policies. Here are some takeaways from the second night. LEVERAGING THE WHITE HOUSE...
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First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 26, 2020 - 1:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump went there. While others at the Republican National Convention spoke about the coronavirus largely as a challenge successfully conquered, the first lady on Tuesday night used her address from the Rose Garden to acknowledge the pain of lives lost and families upended...
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Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to aides after taping his speech for the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 26, 2020 - 12:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Up is down, down is up. President Donald Trump thanked CNN Tuesday for its Republican convention coverage, while Fox News heard complaints from some viewers that it wasn't showing enough. The president's tweet that he was “very appreciative” to CNN for showing the vast majority of...
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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 25, 2020 - 11:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside his own advice to American diplomats and bulldozing a long tradition of secretary of state non-partisanship, Mike Pompeo plunged into the heart of the 2020 presidential race Tuesday with a speech supporting Donald Trump’s reelection. The address was roundly condemned...
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