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RNC 2020 Gets Off to Rousing Start

The Republican Convention got off to a rousing start. Unlike the Democrat Convention, which was filled with negativity and made up attacks on Trump since they had nothing substantial to offer, the Republican Convention was very positive and upbeat and more motivational and inspirational consisting of an A-list of politicians and people from all walks of life who benefited from Trump’s policies. There was an occasional attack on Joe Biden mostly stating his failures to really produce anything worthwhile in his 47 years in Congress, but it wasn’t a constant barrage like the Dems did with Trump.

There was a film of Trump meeting with a small group representing the 50 hostages Trump freed from various other countries like Turkey and Syria through sheer negotiations without paying a cent, unlike Obama who paid 1.7 billion to Iran to free the hostages along with the 150 billion he gave them.

There was a young woman Natalie Harp who was dying of rare bone cancer and doctors were about to give up hope and said she would be suffering if she lived. She heard about a drug that was not yet approved, but thanks to Trump’s right to try policy she was able to get it and is now cancer-free.

There was  Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the 2018 Parkland, Florida, school shooting. He was very passionate and moving and very accurate about his daughter being murdered in the Florida school shooting as she threw her body on another girl to save her. You can still hear him crack in his voice as he said he will never be able to drive her to college o walk her down the aisle. He said how Trump invited him to the white house with other parents and they got involved in a school safety program and at the press conference, the media didn’t even ask about them. He said at that time Trump turned to him and said, “See how these people are?”

Kimberly Guifoyle, Trump adviser and former Fox News panel member gave a rousing speech saying she was a proud Latina and Mother and told how Trump supports Latinos and other minorities and brought down the unemployment numbers in all minorities. Sometimes she got so emotional with raising her voice she sounded like she was someone leading a revolutionary mob especially raising her hands high and her voice high in the end saying vote for Trump you almost expected to hear people cheering and applauding.

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, St Louis couple who defended their property against violent liberal protestors spoke on the need to defend oneself and property and how they stood their ground when faced with these unruly protestors and then they were arrested and charged with having weapons like they were the perpetrators. They said a Biden administration wants to take all your guns away.

Donald Trump jr. ended the convention with a very inspiring speech saying if you work hard and want a nice house and raise a family you can have It in this country. , Trump Jr. touted the administration’s economic accomplishments—. He noted that, before the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S., the country had seen record-low unemployment rate for Black and Hispanic Americans. He also touted the GOP’s 2017 tax cut.

“Fortunately, as the virus began to spread, the president acted quickly and ensured ventilators got to hospitals that needed them most,” said Trump Jr., ““He delivered PPE to our brave frontline workers. And he rallied the mighty American private sector, to tackle this new challenge. There is more work to do, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

“Joe Biden is basically the Loch Ness Monster of the swamp. For the past half-century, he’s been lurking around in there. He sticks his head up every now and then to run for President, then he disappears and doesn’t do much in between,” said Trump Jr.

He continued: “Joe Biden and the radical left are also now coming for our freedom of speech and want to bully us into submission.  If they get their way, it will no longer be the “Silent Majority,” it will be the “Silenced Majority.”

Other prominent speakers were: Senator Tim Scott, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise,  Representative Matt Gaetz, Representative Jim Jordan, Former Ambassador to United Nations Nikki Haley, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel and Georgia State Representative Vernon Jones

There is a saying that the difference between a politician and a businessman is a politician talks the talk but a businessman gets things done. Trump is a businessman He gets things done.


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Jim Clayton

I am a retired former newspaper reporter and retail sales person. I'm a politically conservative easy going person from New Jersey. I am married to a wonderful wife and like talking and writing about movies,, concerts I attend and current events all which I write about here. I would enjoy hearing from anyone on my articles and they can write to me here.

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