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Four Attendees Tested COVID+ On First Day Of RNC

Charlotte’s ABC News affiliate reports: Two attendees and two support people tested positive for COVID-19 at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County officials said Friday. Day one of the convention kicked off Monday in Charlotte, where hundreds of delegates ventured and both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made surprise speeches. Mecklenburg County leaders say those …

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Protesters Harass Exiting RNC Attendees, Rand Paul Claims Cops Saved His Life From “Crazed Mob” [VIDEO]

CBC News reports: A crowd of protesters surrounded U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as he was leaving the White House following the Republican National Convention early Friday, shouting for the lawmaker from Kentucky to acknowledge the shooting of Breonna Taylor. Video posted on social media showed dozens of people confronting Paul and his wife, who were flanked by Metro Police, in …

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McCarthy At RNC: Trump Is The Savior Of America

The Los Angeles Times reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California’s most powerful Republican, lauded President Trump as a savior for the nation on Thursday, the final night of the GOP’s national convention. “No one has done more to protect and advance [the United States] than President Trump,” McCarthy said, arguing that Trump created strong trade deals, supported the military …

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Ben Carson At RNC: You’re Wrong To Call Trump Racist

Politico reports: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson paused during remarks at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night to express support for the family of Jacob Blake, the Black man shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday. Carson went on to defend Trump’s record on issues important to the Black community, saying Trump — …

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Franklin Graham Thanks God For Trump In RNC Prayer

From Pat Robertson’s network: After an opening video highlighting scenes of the night’s theme “Land of Greatness” the son of the late Rev. Billy Graham began to pray from the podium. “Let us pray,” he said. “I thank you tonight for our President Donald J. Trump. We pray that you would give him wisdom from on high, clarity of vision, …

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McConnell: Democrats Want To Take Your Hamburgers

The New York Post reports: In his speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned that if Democrats win, police will be defunded, Second Amendment rights will be trampled — and Americans’ hamburger intake will be limited. “Today’s Democrat Party doesn’t want to improve life for middle America,” McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a taped …

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Rudy Giuliani Rages Against Black Lives Matter At RNC

The Associated Press reports: Rudy Giuliani is painting a grim portrait of violence in America as he endorses President Donald Trump’s reelection bid at the Republican convention. He made no mention of the Russia investigation, in which he defended Trump, or his role in trying to dig up dirt on Biden in Ukraine. The saga ended up with Trump getting …

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Sen. Tom Cotton Accuses Biden Of Coddling Dictators

The Week reports: Sen. Tom Cotton delivered a cartoonishly hawkish speech at the RNC Thursday night, just a few minutes before President Trump delivered his acceptance speech, positioning him as a White House favorite in the contest to succeed the current president in 2024. Far from advocating ending wars, Cotton delivered a sermon in praise of bellicosity, denouncing every foreign …

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Ivanka Trump Mocks “Political Elite” In RNC Speech

Mother Jones reports: Toward the end of her Thursday night address to the Republican National Convention, Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and senior advisor, looked out on the crowd on the White House lawn and took one more swing at the piñata of the week: Joe Biden and the “political elite” who backed him. “Dad, people attack you for being …

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Trump Delivers Droning, Boring, Lie-Filled RNC Speech

The New York Post reports: “You may have been a headache,” Bob Hope sang in his signature tune, “but you never were a bore.” Last night, for the first time in memory, Donald Trump was a bore.  It’s not that he had nothing to say. He had everything to say. And he said it. And said it again. And did …

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LIVE VIDEO: 2020 Republican Convention Day Four

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump will cap the 2020 Republican Convention on Thursday night by outlining his vision for a second term in the White House. Aside from Trump’s headlining remarks, the top congressional Republicans — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy — will vouch for their party’s congressional candidates and the president’s reelection …

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RNC Spotlights Alleged White Nationalist Candidate

ABC News reports: Madison Cawthorn, a 25-year-old in a potentially historic bid for Congress, spoke during the third night of the Republican National Convention in a speech that has drawn attention for an American history inaccuracy. In his speech, Cawthorn said that at 25, Madison signed the Declaration of Independence. Except, he did not. The statement prompted the Lincoln Project …

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Joni Ernst At RNC: Joe Biden Will Ban Farm Animals

Iowa’s Ames Tribune reports: Sen. Joni Ernst spoke of her military experience and praised President Donald Trump’s response to the windstorm that struck Iowa two weeks ago during her Wednesday night Republican National Convention speech. Ernst said she worked with Trump to scrap President Barack Obama’s Waters of the United States rule, which she said “would have regulated about 97% …

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Marsha Blackburn At RNC: Communist Dems Want To Cancel The Police/Military And Lock You In Your Home

The Tennessean reports: U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn was among the featured speakers during Wednesday’s Republican National Convention’s primetime slot, praising law enforcement and the military while lambasting Democrats for purportedly attempting to “cancel” them. She made a reference both to Trump, who Blackburn said “has stood up for our heroes every day,” and to Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who “tried …

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Kristi Noem Compares Trump To Lincoln In RNC Speech

The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports: Gov. Kristi Noem told the nation Wednesday night that President Donald Trump is fighting for the United States’ liberty, security and Constitution against “Democrats and their radical supporters” in cities “overrun by violent mobs.” In a defining moment of her political career, Noem capped off months of rising national interest when she addressed the …

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RNC Guest Speaker: Biden Is A Catholic In Name Only

The Week reports: Lou Holtz, a former college football coach, caused controversy during the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night when he declared that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is a “Catholic in name only.” Biden has been vocal about his faith, which he says has helped him through difficult times in his life, like when his son, Beau Biden, …

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McEnany Tells Biggest Lie Told So Far At RNC: Trump “Stands By All Americans With Preexisting Conditions”

Mother Jones reports: Wednesday night, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany went on prime time TV during the third night of the Republican National Convention and told what might be one of the biggest lies of the evening. President Trump, she said, “stands by Americans with preexisting conditions.” To prove it, McEnany told a personal story. “Tonight, I’m here to …

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Conway At RNC: Trump Provides America With Dignity

Business Insider reports: Kellyanne Conway, a top counselor to President Donald Trump, made a forceful case for the president’s reelection in a speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. One of the president’s fiercest and longest-serving advisers, Conway attempted to humanize Trump, arguing that he’s surrounded himself with women like herself and regularly provides emotional support to struggling …

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Lara Trump Cites Fake Lincoln Quote In RNC Speech

The Week reports: As Albert Einstein once notably stated, “The problem with quotes you find on the internet is they are often untrue.” Lara Trump, President Trump’s daughter-in-law, learned that the hard way on Wednesday night. During her speech at the Republican National Convention, Trump declared that Abraham Lincoln “once famously said, ‘America will never be destroyed from the outside. …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Gives Lie-Filled RNC Speech

NBC News reports: While Trump is the first Republican president to verbalize his support for same-sex marriage (before he was elected in 2016, he told Bill O’Reilly he opposed it), the party he helms still officially opposes gay unions — five years after they became legal across the United States. In a resolution passed Saturday, the Republican National Committee decided …

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