Donald Trump’s campaign chairman denies reports that Melania Trump lifted language from Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic National Convention speech for her 2016 Republican National Convention speech in Cleveland on Monday night. Reporters noted that a passage in her speech repeated several phrases. Here's a look at the similar passages.
Donald Trump's wife Melania talks about growing up in
Slovenia, American citizenship and her appreciation for veterans.
"Donald has always been an amazing leader, now he will go to work for
you," she said about the Republican presidential nominee.
While Donald Trump supporters and protesters held demonstrations in downtown Cleveland on Monday, there were few arrests and not much conflict between the groups on the first day of the Republican National Convention.
The opening night at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland focused on the theme 'Making America Safe Again.' Presumptive GOP candidate Donald Trump introduced his wife Melania as "the next First Lady."
All the presidents since Reagan have attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner each year of their presidency - but some are much better at comedy than others. Political Editor - and former president of the White House Correspondents' Association - Steve "Buzz" Thomma lets us in on which Bush was funnier, if presidents get better or worse with age, and which First Lady stole the show from her husband.
Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) pleaded with Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) on Thursday to allow a vote on President Obama’s nomination for Secretary of the Army. Roberts refused, citing his opposition to the president’s proposal to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and transfer detainees to U.S. sites.
Gary Wayne Bennett, convicted of murder in 2002, has been fighting his conviction, and legal parties on the case gathered Friday to discuss issues related to the case. The court ruled DNA testing will be done.
Mocha the Mountain Lion lived in Socastee for 20 years after her owner, Chuck Bunnell, took ownership of her when she was young. Mocha lived to be about 19 years old before her recent death from old age. Bunnell plans to have her cremated.
Brad Dean is facing pressure from Puerto Rican news media after announcing he'll be CEO of the new Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization. NotiCel, a Puerto Rican news outlet, interviewed Dean this week. He shared his salary and benefit information for his new job. Here are a few clips from that interview.