Republican convention in Cleveland Live updates
22 July 201602:54 GMT
- 02:44 GMT
Reports of protesters being manhandled in the convention arena are beginning to come in.
Protester inside convention getting manhandled rn, crowd chants "USA!" #RNCinCLE— Johnetta Elzie (@Nettaaaaaaaa) July 22, 2016
Trump interrupted by protesters for a few seconds, deftly praises Cleveland police. Huge applause. #RNCinCLE— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) July 22, 2016
- 02:41 GMT
"I am your voice" - Trump
"How great are our police?" Trump asks, "and how great is Cleveland!"
- 02:25 GMT
Trump went on to claim that "tens of thousands," of illegal immigrant families are being released into communities. He goes on to talk about Sara Root, a woman killed by an illegal immigrant in a drunk driving accident.
He refers to Rute as, "one more child to offer on the alter of open borders."
- 02:22 GMT
He refers to the, "attacks on the police" as a threat to the nation along with foreign terror. He goes on to say, "we cannot afford to be so politically correct anymore."
- 02:19 GMT
Donald Trump has officially accepted the nomination. He joined in the "USA!" chants.