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Rachel Maddow Interrupts The RNC To Destroy Trump’s Lies About The Postal Service

On Monday night, Rachel Maddow gave a master class on how to cover a convention that is completely detached from reality.

Fox News Cuts Away From The RNC Almost Immediately After It Starts

Brad Parscale, who was recently demoted by the Trump campaign, even took to Twitter to complain that he had to watch the RNC on CNN.

‘Theater of Absurdity’: Steve Schmidt Declares The GOP Dead As Platform-Free RNC Kicks Off

The GOP is no longer a party of ideas. It stands for nothing other than the worship of the most dangerous president in American history. 

Maskless Mark Meadows Seen Shaking Hands And Kissing Trump Supporters At RNC Kickoff Event

Meadows attended an RNC kickoff event and blatantly ignored CDC guidelines by shaking hands, kissing supporters and not wearing a mask.

5 winners and 2 losers from the RNC’s first night

Winners: Nikki Haley and Tim Scott. Loser: Optimism.

The RNC’s big Covid-19 lie, refuted in one chart

The United States has had one of the world’s worst responses to Covid-19. Trump wants you to believe the opposite.

166-year-Old Republican Party Becomes The Newest Trump Property

Four years after a floor fight to strip Trump of the nomination, the GOP doesn’t even attempt to draft a platform, announcing that whatever Trump does is...

St. Louis Couple Defend Decision To Point Guns At BLM Protesters During RNC Address

Mark and Patricia McCloskey face felony charges of unlawful use of a weapon for waving their firearms at the demonstrators in June.

5 Takeaways From The First Night Of The 2020 Republican National Convention

There was a lot of doom and gloom but not much policy.

At RNC Trump again hypes unproven COVID-19 treatment hydroxychloroquine

During the first night of the RNC while speaking with frontline workers, Trump again talked up the unproven coronavirus treatment hydroxychloroquine. Fmr. Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reacts.

RNC 2020 anger loses rationale after Trump 2016 victory

An MSNBC panel discusses the confused nature of the anger expressed at the Republican National Convention when the people who have been in charge for the past three and a half years are Republicans in the Trump administration.

Analysis | Believe it or not, there is still a Republican Party that exists outside of Trump

It's Trump's muddy war, but there's at least some sense that there will be a world after him.

Analysis | 3 takeaways from the first night of the Republican National Convention

The GOP claimed that this convention would be significantly more optimistic than Democrats’. Most of what we got Monday was decidedly not that.

Republican convention speakers share dark vision of Democrats and praise Trump’s character

President Trump was officially renominated ahead of a night that featured speakers including his oldest son, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Nikki Haley, Reps. Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan and Steve Scalise, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, and Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

Fact check: First night of the Republican National Convention features more dishonesty than four nights of DNC

The Republican National Convention started off with a parade of dishonesty, in stark contrast with last week's Democratic convention. While CNN also watched and fact-checked the Democrats, those four nights combined didn't have the number of misleading and false claims made on the first night of the Republicans' convention.

Hits and misses from Night 1 of the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday night, with most of the action coming from an auditorium near the White House.

Opinion: Trump will be thrilled with RNC's first night

Scott Jennings writes that for conservatives, the Republican National Conveniton's first night was a homerun. The speeches were emotional, compelling, and landed with the Republican base. Off to a good start, the party rose to the occasion.

RNC 2020 Day 1: GOP formally nominates Trump to 2nd term

Highlights from Republicans opening their scaled-back national convention Monday and formally nominating President Donald Trump.

3 key takeaways from night 1 of the Republican National Convention

Takeaways from night one of the Republican National Convention.

Trump’s convention sells optimism – based on grievance and fear: ANALYSIS

The question looming over the Republican National Convention and beyond is whether the broader nation will listen to a rewritten tale with fear at its core.

Black GOP congressional candidate encourages party to compete in inner cities

A Black GOP candidate whose campaign ad went viral last week due to a retweet from the president got a chance to speak at the GOP convention.

Former Trump administration officials launch anti-Trump group

A group of former Trump administration officials led by a former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official who has

Trump, GOP seek to rebut Democratic narrative on night one

President Trump and the Republican Party sought to rebut the previous week’s Democratic convention on the first night of their own event, which cast the president as an empathetic leader and his party as diverse.

Tim Scott invokes Breonna Taylor, George Floyd in Trump convention speech

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), the only Black Republican in the Senate, invoked the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in his remarks to the Republican National Convention on Monday evening. 

Trump praises Erdogan during RNC segment with Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was held in Turkish captivity

President Trump offered praise for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a segment of the Republican National Convention with hostages freed during his tenure.

Herschel Walker: 'It hurt my soul to hear' people call Trump 'racist'

Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker said during the Republican National Convention that the “worst” name people could call President Trump is “racist.”

Tim Scott caps GOP convention night of minority voter outreach

Sen. Tim Scott said President Trump had made historic progress for black Americans “to clean up Joe Biden’s mess," calling on voters to examine the Democratic nominee's decades in office in an election the South Carolinian said would be about “the promise of America."

John Podhoretz: Sensationally effective Republican Convention opening impossible for mainstream media to grasp

Shockingly, given the Democratic advantage when it comes to A-list showbiz glitz, the Republican Convention was more efficiently produced and more authoritative.

Michael Goodwin: At upbeat Republican Convention, speakers make strong pitch for Black votes

Black power has arrived. For the first time in modern memory, both of America’s major political parties are making an all-out push for the votes of African Americans.

‘Land Of Promises’ — Everything You Need To See From Night 1 Of The 2020 RNC, Plus What You Should Expect On Tuesday

The 2020 Republican National Convention kicked into full swing Monday night in Washington, DC. These are the speeches you need to see.

‘Democrats Always Blame America First’: Nikki Haley Invokes Reagan Ambassador At RNC

Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley invoked Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick when she spoke Monday evening at the Republican National Convention.

Donald Trump Jr. Flops At GOP Convention With Laughably Bad Speech

Donald Trump Jr. poorly delivered a fantasy speech divorced from reality with glassy eyes that was so bad, it was funny.

GOP Convention Embraces Anger And Fear, Despite Being Billed As 'Optimistic'

President Donald Trump is leaning hard on fear as a key strategy for November.

Analysis: Trump's convention offers misleading portrait of his presidency

Had Donald Trump conducted the kind of presidency portrayed on a truth-bending but stylistically sound first night of the Republican National Convention, he might not be in such a desperate fight for a second term.

Video: Sen. Tim Scott speaks at 2020 RNC

The senator from South Carolina spoke on the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention.

The Memo: Fear overshadows hope at GOP convention's first night

There was more darkness than light at the first night of the Republican National Convention on Monday. 

GOP goes for genuine touch with convention eschewing Democrats' bells and whistles

Opening night of the Republican convention was simply produced, dedicated to glorifying President Trump, celebrating the country, and denouncing the Democrats, a contrast with the slickly presented Democratic convention.

***Live Updates**** Republican National Convention Night One

The Republican National Convention kicks off on Monday. Featured Speakers will include: Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York; House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA); Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC); Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Jim Jordan (R-OH); RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel; Mark and Patricia McCloskey; Andrew Pollack; Donald Trump Jr. Tonight's theme is "Land of Promise.” Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times Eastern. | 2020 Election

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