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.
On the eve of the Republican National Convention, the Trump campaign released a 49-point “core priorities” for President Trump’s second term.
On Saturday, just in time for the Republican National Convention where both the First Lady and President Trump will give their convention speech, Melania unveiled the renovation of the White House Rose Garden she oversaw in late July.