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ABC News Recaps the Week in Politics
ABC News' Rick Klein recaps a wild week at the Republican National Convention and everything else from the world of politics from July 16 - July 22, 2016.
Inside the Texas-Sized Split Over Ted Cruz’s Non-Endorsement of Donald Trump
Emotions ran high following Ted Cruz ’s speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night. The Texas senator defiantly refused to endorse Donald Trump for president , drawing jeers and shouts from the audience, especially the New York delegation. But Cruz faced perhaps even harsher
The Note: The Curtain Comes Down on the RNC
NOTABLES --TRUMP TELLS RNC ‘SAFETY WILL BE RESTORED’ WHEN HE’S SWORN IN: Donald Trump "humbly and gratefully" accepted his party's presidential nomination on last night, capping off the Republican National Convention and Trump's year-long campaign to win the GOP contest. "Who would’ve believed that
Does Ivanka Trump Have a Strong Influence on Young Women?
ABC News' Rick Klein discusses Ivanka Trump's influence on young women voters.
The Note: Ted Cruz Crashes Trump’s Party
NOTABLES --CRUZ DISSES THE DONALD: After getting booed during his address to the Republican National Convention last night, Ted Cruz this morning defended his decision not to endorse Donald Trump after the real estate mogul’s attacks on his family during the primary campaign, ABC’s JORDYN PHELPS
The Note: Mike Pence’s Moment at the RNC
NOTABLES --5 THINGS TO WATCH ON DAY THREE: We’re halfway through the Republican National Convention , and heading into the last two nights with some of the biggest names. Though the convention activity doesn’t actually start until 7:00 p.m. this evening, organizers have packed some big political
The Note: Melania Trump Appears to Channel Michelle Obama at RNC
NOTABLES --MELANIA TRUMP’S SPEECH HAD SIMILARITIES TO MICHELLE OBAMA ADDRESS: Melania Trump delivered the most anticipated speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention, but portions of her remarks bear striking similarities to Michelle Obama's speech to the Democratic National
Meet the 'Baseball Card Delegate'
ABC News' Rick Klein interviews the delegate known for collecting political baseball cards.
Republican Convention Floor Erupts in Chaos as Never Trump Forces Thwarted
The floor of the Republican National Convention erupted into chaos Monday amid an attempt by the "Never Trump" forces to change the rules of the event, but the efforts were defeated, thwarting the movement to stop the real estate mogul's path to the nomination. Delegates engaged in dueling chants
RNC Roll Call Explainer: What Just Happened?
Devin Dwyer, Rick Klein, and Shushannah Walshe explain the drama that just unfolded at the RNC roll call.