Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceTrump claims Democrats ‘using COVID to steal an election’Biden ally Coons hits back at Trump over tweet misspelling his nameMeadows dismisses questions on QAnon: ‘We don’t even know what it is’ MORE dubbed the Republican National Convention “the Trump convention,” saying it will be dominated by the president and his family.
Ive watched most of the last hour and a half and what really strikes me is that while were calling this a Republican convention, its really the Trump convention,” Wallace, the host of “Fox News Sunday,” said Monday night.
“The most recent Republican president, George W. Bush, wont be making an appearance this week. Over the weekend, the Republican National Committee announced that because COVID is limiting the attendance of delegates theyre not even going to pass a platform but they pledge support for the presidents America First agenda.”
Wallace noted that first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpScalise touts Trump’s compassion in convention addressOvernight Defense: Pompeo criticized for GOP convention speech from Jerusalem | State Dept says UAE arms sales under review | California Guardsman becomes sixth military COVID-19 deathThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Republicans conduct in-person convention roll callMORE and Trump’s four grown children will speak, as will Cabinet members and White House staff. Trump is also expected to speak on all four nights in what Wallace described as an “unprecedented” move.
“He seems to have made the calculation that the best spokesman, the best salesman for Donald Trump is Donald Trump and for the Trump base, the millions of voters out there that voted for him in 2016, who plan to vote for him again, hes probably absolutely right, Wallace said.
Karl RoveKarl Christian RoveTrump decries Democratic convention as ‘gloomiest’ in historyFive takeaways from the Democratic National ConventionThe swamp wasn’t drained it expandedMORE, a former strategist for Bush, also noted the relative lack of traditional lawmakers speaking at the convention while praising speeches by non-politicos including former NFL star Herschel Walker and Andrew Pollack, the father of Parkland, Fla., shooting victim Meadow Pollack.
“I thought some of the most powerful moments tonight were not the politicos, they were people like Herschel Walker. I was taken by the father of the Parkland shooting victim. I was taken by the group of first responders and everybody from a truck driver to nurses,” Rove said during the network’s coverage of the four-day event.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Fear overshadows hope at GOP convention’s first nightFormer Trump administration officials launch anti-Trump groupTrump, GOP seek to rebut Democratic narrative on night oneMORE will speak on Thursday night in a speech expected to take place on the South Lawn of the White House.