Convention Coverage

Columnist zeroes in on the ‘biggest deceptions of all’ in Trump’s RNC speech

During this year’s Republican National Convention, the fact-checkers at MSNBC and CNN kept very busy thanks to all of the lies and distortions that came from the speakers — including President Donald Trump. Greg Sargent, in his Washington Post column, stresses that although Trump told a variety of lies during the convention, the ones that stand out centered on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump grants pardon to Alice Johnson one day after she praises him in RNC primetime speech: ‘God bless President Trump’

President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon granted a full pardon to Alice Marie Johnson, less than 24 hours after she all but endorsed him him in a speech during the final night of the Republican National Convention.

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Texas Republicans had light presence at national convention amid debate over state's battleground status

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who chairs President Donald Trump's reelection campaign in Texas, said the lack of Texas speakers showed Republicans were not worried about the state.

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'Trump failed, 180,000+ died': Protests surround White House as president delivers RNC nomination speech

"This is the most important election in history. And you are the most dangerous president in the history of our country. That's why you're going to lose," said Sen. Bernie Sanders during Trump's remarks.

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Ivanka: Trump daughter-confidante makes case for four more years

 Ivanka Trump, the omnipresent first daughter who may harbor White House ambitions of her own, has remained her president father's loyal senior advisor, seeking to humanize him Thursday as she introduced the "warrior" standing for reelection in November.

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Trump rips rival Biden as destroyer of American 'greatness'

President Donald Trump tore into his election challenger Joe Biden as a threat to the "American Dream" in a bruising speech Thursday accepting the Republican nomination for a second term against a backdrop of racial tensions and the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

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Fox's Chris Wallace slams Trump for ‘flat’ RNC speech and ‘2000 people in close quarters on the south lawn’

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, the face of the conservative cable network, decimated President Donald Trump's Thursday night renomination acceptance speech both for its delivery and for holding the Republican National Convention at the White House while taking no protections against the coronavirus.

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Maddow offers devastating ‘speed’ fact-check on Trump’s speech: ‘A lot of it was wrong — factually wrong’

President Donald Trump offered a long-winded and factually absurd address to the Republican National Committee Convention on Thursday.

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BUSTED: Ivanka Trump's story about her son's White House LEGO model probably isn't true -- here's why

During her address to the Republican National Committee Convention from the White House, first daughter Ivanka Trump attempted to humanize her father by telling a story of her son building a LEGO model of the White House.

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Ivanka Trump ripped for White House speech to ‘sanitize and whitewash Trump’s racism and cruelty’

First daughter and senior White House official Ivanka Trump was harshly criticized on Thursday for the speech she gave to the Republican National Committee Convention from the White House Rose Garden.

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House Democrats call for special counsel probe into blatant violations of Hatch Act by top Trump officials at RNC

"Through their actions, these officials mixed official government business with political activities as part of one of the largest political campaign events of the year."

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Ratings disaster: Dems trounced GOP on convention night 3 – ‘America’s Got Talent’ beat RNC, Harris beat Pence

The Republican National Convention by many accounts was a snoozefest, lacking interest or even what some thought were possible-drug-induced hyperbolic performances, and now the numbers prove that Americans tuned out the Trump-Pence show, bigly.

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