WITH RNC IN MIND, CITY BANS CARRYING OF URINE, FECES, TENNIS BALLS: “Guns, in. Tennis balls and containers of bodily fluid, out — Here’s the Official List of Items Banned From the Republican National Convention.”
As the Republican National Convention and likely coronation of Donald Trump as Republican presidential nominee approaches, the numbers of protestors showing up at Trump events have swelled. So have arrests. Read more...
CLEVELAND (AP) — City officials plan to present an overview of security preparation for this summer’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, seeking to counter continuing concerns about readiness to host the event expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio. A press release from Mayor Frank Jackson’s office said Tuesday’s session will cover public safety, […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city’s level of preparedness. A memo written by a Greensboro deputy police chief says police administrators with experience planning events like the convention have […]
Colorado Republican Party Chair Steve House has booted Republican activist and blogger Kathryn Porter from the group of Colorado Republicans who are going to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland July 18 because House...Show More Summary
This year’s Republican National Convention conflicts with renowned Tawes crab feast on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Reversing months of comments to the contrary, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) now says he plans to attend the Republican National Convention and will release his delegates to vote for the presumed party nominee, Donald Trump. Rubio once warned that nominating Trump would "fracture the Republican Party" and faulted the business magnate for stoking violence at […]
Sean Parnell and Curly Haugland have written this book (available as a free download through the Citizens in Charge Foundation). It makes the case that all delegates to the Republican National Convention are free to vote their conscience under Rule 37(b) of … Continue reading ?
Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the designated a route for protest marches during the Republican National Convention (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and […]
The announcement Wednesday comes after a civil rights organization warned it would sue if officials didn't decide by June 1 whether to grant parade permit applications for two groups planning large rallies July 18, the first day of the four-day convention.
Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming will chair the Platform Committee at this summer’s Republican National Convention, and his co-chairs will be Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and North Carolina congresswoman Virginia Foxx, according toShow More Summary
According to Donald Trump's campaign, running for president is just like a reality show. In anticipation of most exciting Republican National Convention ever, the Trump campaign has already begun compiling a list of who has endorsed the presumptive GOP presidential nominee in the hopes that they’ll want to get involved. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is expected to announce his choice for Vice President at the Republican National Convention in July, and he's turned to former longtime O'Melveny chair A.B. Culvahouse Jr. to vet his potential running mates. The last VP Culvahouse vetted was Sarah Palin, and look how well that turned out. Show More Summary
A Maryland delegate selected by Donald Trump's presidential campaign for the Republican National Convention was indicted on Wednesday. The federal indictment alleges that Caleb Andrew Bailey, 30, of Waldorf, Maryland, illegally mailed...Show More Summary
A Donald Trump delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention has been indicted in Maryland on federal charges that include using a minor to make child pornography, illegal possession of a machine gun and illegal transport of explosives. Caleb...Show More Summary
A Maryland delegate selected by Donald Trump's presidential campaign for the Republican National Convention was indicted on Thursday on federal weapons and child pornography charges. The federal indictment alleges that Caleb Andrew Bailey,...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has been criticized for plans that would make the Republican national convention more like a reality TV show. But let’s be honest: It already is a reality TV show, just not a very good one. Once upon a time, conventions were actual news: a place where the party’s grassroots and its top leadership…
On May 10, Los Angeles attorney William Johnson resigned as a delegate for Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention after Mother Jones reported that Johnson is the leader of the white nationalist American Freedom Party. The...Show More Summary
There are advantages to nominating a reality TV star: “Announcing the vice presidential nominee before the convention is like announcing winner of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ before the final show is on the air,” one Trump campaign source said. Show More Summary