First lady Melania Trump gave the keynote speech for Day Two of the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, covering various headline topics, to her personal immigration story as well as experience as First Lady while making the best case to re-elect her husband, President Trump.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) condemned Democrats for refusing to “denounce the mob” that has caused the spike of “crime, violence, and mob rule” happening in Democrat-controlled cities.
In one of the most emotional moments of the first night of the Republican National Convention, Maximo Alvarez, a Cuban-born Florida businessman warned of the Democrats’ “empty promises” of policies, saying such rhetoric from the Democrats “sound familiar” to those of Cuba’s dictator Fidel Castro with his false promises when he imposed his communist regime onto the island.
Andrew Pollack, the father of slain Parkland student Meadow Pollack, killed in 2018 during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., praised President Trump’s leadership in taking action in an emotional speech during the first night of the Republican National Convention.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said the contrast between the two candidates’ leadership and policies comes down to a choice between “strength or weakness, energy or confusion, success or failure.”
President Trump was officially nominated as the GOP’s presidential candidate for a second term during a scaled back in-person roll call vote.