The New York Times played a game of reportorial Clue, interviewing more than a dozen individuals close to the campaign, trying to land on who wrote what with which pen and under what level of scrutiny.
The Indiana governor is a warrior of the religious liberty movement who is an opponent of abortion and has actively opposed gay rights. The writer of the article helped the younger Trump with the speech and cribbed himself.
The plagiarism accusations centred on Monday night's well-received speech by Trump's wife, Melania. "For thirty years, she hasn't taken a walk, a nap or a bathroom break without a good guy with a gun there to protect her".
A member of the Donald Trump staff apologised Wednesday for using remarks by Michelle Obama in a speech delivered by Melania Trump at the Republican National Convention that ignited a deeply embarrassing plagiarism row.
The Trump campaign would probably be proud to know they are bucking Washington's standard practices, but their willingness to cut corners on things as basic as their stated beliefs calls into question whether they actually have any beliefs.
Cruz arrived in Cleveland with an eye on his own political future, holding the rally with hundreds of supporters who greeted him with chants of "2020" - the next presidential election. During the primary, Cruz called the businessman a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral".
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will speak Wednesday night as will Eric Trump, another on Donald's sons. Click through to read Meredith's shocking statement! Even if this theory is accepted, that McIver was inspired by the First Lady's speech and threw in a few similar lines, it is unorthodox, even negligent that the campaign did not vet each word, ensuring that they were McIver's and McIver's alone. "This was my mistake, and I feel bad for the chaos I have caused". Tiffany Trump, 22, said her dad is a "natural-born encourager" and she recalled the notes he wrote on her report cards.
Many Americans will get their first introduction to Pence when he delivers his headline speech.
Though the night's theme was supposed to be "Make America Work Again", speaker after speaker also hammered home criticism of Clinton instead of boasting about Trump's economic plans and proposals.
Trump is expected to face presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on the November ballot.
The governor, a dropout in the GOP presidential race who ended up on the short list for Trump's running mate, energized the hall as he ticked through numerous accusations of wrongdoing against Clinton and implored delegates to shout "guilty".
"You've been pointing out things that aren't true, this will be a problem for the Trump campaign, you've been wrong", he said.
Cleveland police say about a dozen people have been taken into custody and will be arrested following a chaotic protest near the arena hosting the convention.
As the crowd shouted "Lock Her Up", Christie attempted to present Republicans with the trial Hillary Clinton never had.