Day 2 of GOP Convention: Trump Confirmed

It’s official. On Tuesday, Donald Trump became the confirmed Republican nominee for president.

Speaker Paul Ryan – who refused to endorse Trump for a a very long time – formally declared Trump and VP-candidate Mike Pence to be the Republican standard-bearer.

Trump’s kids loved it.

Later that night, former presidential hopeful Chris Christie went on a tirade against Hillary Clinton. Far from making policy arguments, Republicans this year want to win by sending the other side to prison.

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Gov. Christie Endorses Trump

New Jersey Governor and ex-presidential candidate Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump today. The move was met with widespread surprise by political analytics – after all Christie was a clear establishment candidate before he suspended his campaign.

Christie’s endorsement is a blow against Marco Rubio, who received 20 high level endorsements this week alone, but none as prolific as Christie.

[Politico]