Republican National Convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump turned a surprise opening-day appearance at his party’s scaled-down national political convention into an opportunity to cast doubt on the integrity of the fall election just moments after delegates nominated him for a second term. “The only way they can take this election away from us is if […]

Well look-a-here at what we just found out. The LA Times spoke with Jarrett Hill, the brother who exposed the Melania Trump rip-off of Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech at the RNC on Monday night. He’s presently unemployed and was looking for his next opportunity and then it just up and happened. Hill, 31, says he […]

7/20/16- Roland Martin is covering the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Melania’s plagiarism, Trump’s trust fund babies, Chris Christie’s donuts and much more.  

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cementing an extraordinary political takeover, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday night as their presidential standard-bearer, hitching their hopes of keeping Democrat Hillary Clinton out of the White House on an unorthodox candidate who has sown divisions within the party and across the nation. While it was Trump’s night, Clinton was frequently the […]

7/19/16- Roland Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show live from Cleveland at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Click the link above to hear a recap of day one, what speeches made national news (Melania Trump anyone?) and just how many black people were in attendance. Click the link above to hear the entire […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention, calling the complaints “just absurd.” “There’s no cribbing of Michelle Obama’s speech,” Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign manager, said Tuesday morning […]

7/19/16- The TJMS crew is breaking down the latest news headlines including, allegations that Melania Trump stole FLOTUS’ 2008 speech during the Republican National Convention. Listen and see if you agree.  

CLEVELAND (AP) — With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile apart Monday in a tense but mostly peaceful start to the four-day Republican National Convention. About a dozen Trump backers showed up with handguns strapped to their belts as allowed under […]

Omarosa Manigault is now officially tasked with trying to convince African-Americans across the country to vote for Donald Trump in November. The most memorable contestant on season 1 of his reality show The Apprentice announced her new official title within the Trump campaign: Director of African-American Outreach. “It’s really an extension of the work that the coalition has already been […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police officers will have body cameras affixed to their riot gear during the Republican National Convention this month. The Arizona company TASER International says it will loan 300 mounting units to the city that will allow officers to attach the body cameras to their riot gear to record interactions between police […]

Republicans are hoping to bring more than patriotic posters and American flags into the Republican National Convention: They want to tote guns, too. In an online petition, more than 50,000 conservatives are leading a campaign to allow guns at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The reason: Conservatives claim they will be “sitting […]

Instead of taking responsibility for his own oratory mistakes, Actor Clint Eastwood is blaming the Republican Party for the backlash over his speech. Eastwood told Access Hollywood that Mitt Romney’s campaign was dumb for inviting him to speak during the Republican National Convention in August. "If somebody’s dumb enough to ask me to go to […]