Republican convention in Cleveland
The Republican convention, which makes Donald Trump the GOP candidate for the presidential election, is underway in Cleveland, OH. Thousands of protesters are expected to rally outside, disgruntled with the party agenda and the candidate.
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.