"She's the Trump secret weapon because she can speak in the first person about how women have prospered in the Trump Organization, how Donald Trump, unlike Hillary Clinton, has paid women more than men", veteran Republican strategist Roger Stone told Business Insider.
In a recorded video message, another former Trump rival, Sen.
"If you know anything about the Hoosier state, you know we like to compete, and we're here to win", Pence said. So, once again Trump fielded a question in which he got asked if, when he descended the Trump Tower escalator about a year ago to announce his candidacy, he thought, in his wildest dream, he would be standing on the stage this week as the party's nominee.
In another twitter post, Trump criticized the US media for spending more time "doing a forensic analysis of Melania's speech than the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent on Hillary's emails". "They will never forget that and they will never forgive him for that", Burlison said.
Some of the Texas delegates, sitting in the back, responded with a chant for Cruz. Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Tiffany Trump all delivered well-received speeches at the convention this week.
"I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father", Cruz said as the crowd, which had been hostile toward him, burst out in cheers.
Donald Trump's campaign team is reportedly checking and rechecking the speech he will give Thursday at the Republican National Convention to make sure it isn't plagiarized, The New York Times reported.
Intra-party divisions were sharply on display Wednesday night in a hall that echoed first with cheers for Trump's fiercest opponent in the primaries, Sen.
The Texas senator refused to endorse Trump during his Wednesday speech, even as delegates loudly jeered him from the convention floor.
A law enforcement officer tries to extinguish a burning American flag during the third day of the Republican convention in Cleveland on Wednesday.
"Other than a small group of people who have suffered massive and embarrassing losses, the party is VERY united. And as I told you last night, the standard that I intend to imply is which candidate I trust to defend our freedom and be faithful to the Constitution".
The eldest daughter of NY businessman-turned-presidential nominee Donald Trump nearly stole the show on Thursday night with a speech about her father that roused a packed Cleveland convention hall, broadcast to millions. Trump wrote on Twitter.
Calming the crowd earlier in Cleveland, ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich took to the stage to put his own interpretation on Cruz's comments.
Trump's advisers say they saw Cruz's remarks in advance and had not expected an endorsement.
The boos and jeers from Trump supporters shattered the facade of party unity that has been carefully built up in Cleveland this week.