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What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath

Jul. 16, 2024 00:53 AM EDT

Officials are demanding to know how an armed man was able to get to the top of a building and shoot former President Donald Trump. A report of a suspicious man had reached police and witnesses pointed and shouted at an armed man on a roof nearby where Trump was speaking. The...

JD Vance is a relative political unknown. He's been asked to help Donald Trump avenge his loss

Jul. 16, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — JD Vance is supposed to help Donald Trump win the Midwest this fall. But almost immediately after the Ohio senator was announced as Trump's vice presidential pick on Monday, one thing became clear: Vance, a 39-year-old Republican with less than two years in...

Republican convention to focus on immigration a day after a bandaged Trump makes triumphant entrance

Jul. 16, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two days after surviving an attempted assassination, former President Donald Trump appeared triumphantly at the Republican National Convention’s opening night with a bandage over his right ear, the latest compelling scene in a presidential campaign already defined by dramatic...

What to watch as the Republican National Convention enters its second day in Milwaukee

Jul. 16, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican National Convention heads into its second day Tuesday in Milwaukee — now with Donald Trump officially as its presidential nominee. Trump energized the crowd Monday night by entering the arena with a bandage on his right ear after being injured...

On an unusually busy news day, did the assassination attempt's aftermath change the media tone?

Jul. 15, 2024 23:41 PM EDT

If this were a typical presidential campaign, Donald Trump's selection of J.D. Vance as his running mate on the Republican ticket would have likely dominated media discussions for a week or two. This is not a typical presidential campaign. On Monday, that choice was...

Trump's economic plans include proposed tariffs, tax cuts and no taxes on tips. Details are scarce

Jul. 15, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first night of the Republican National Convention kept its official focus on the economy Monday even after Saturday’s shooting at a rally in Pennsylvania in which former President Donald Trump was injured. Speakers argued that Trump would fix inflation and...

Trump's grand RNC entrance, a VP pick and the new GOP: Takeaways from day 1

Jul. 15, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trump-Vance 2024. The Republican presidential ticket came together on Monday when Donald Trump named JD Vance as his running mate. In turning to the 39-year-old Ohio senator, the Republican nominee injected new energy into a campaign that has centered in recent...

The Latest: Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his Republican running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

Donald Trump says Ohio Sen. JD Vance will be his vice presidential pick. He said on his Truth Social Network, “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice...

Donald Trump enters Republican convention hall with a bandaged ear and gets a hero's welcome

Jul. 15, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two days after surviving an attempted assassination, former President Donald Trump appeared triumphantly at the Republican National Convention's opening night with a bandage over his right ear, the latest compelling scene in a presidential campaign already defined by dramatic...

At the Trump rally, it was evening sun, songs and blue sky. Then came bullets, screams and blood

Jul. 15, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

On a sweltering weekend evening, beneath a clear blue sky, Donald Trump supporters in red “Make America Great Again” hats packed the fairgrounds in Butler, Pennsylvania. It was a friendly and festive venue for the once and maybe future president's final rally before the...