Millions of voices cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced…
The Hill reports, The Republican Party officially nominated Donald Trump for president on Tuesday, capping his remarkable rise from political outsider to the standard-bearer of the GOP.
Trump officially secured the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination after his home state of New York cast 89 delegates for the businessman.
Trump’s adult children joined the New York delegation to cast the decisive vote that put Trump over the top. Donald Trump, Jr. was given the honor of making the announcement, and he promised his father would put the Empire State in play in November.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 19, 2016
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions officially offered Trump’s name into consideration for president to huge rounds of applause.
Sessions, who is Trump’s top ally on Capitol Hill, lauded the billionaire as a disrupter who has tapped into the unease felt by Americans across the country.
“The American voters heard this message and they rewarded his courage and leadership with a huge victory in our primaries,” Sessions said. “He dispensed with one talented candidate after another, momentum started and a movement started. Democrats and Independents responded. He received far more primary votes than any Republican candidate in history.
“Mr. Speaker, it is my distinct honor and great pleasure to nominate Donald J. Trump for the office of president of the United States,” he said.
The Quicken Loans Arena exploded into cheers and chants of “Trump.”
Out: Speculation about Never Trump stealing nomination from Trump at convention
In: Speculation about Trump turning down nomination
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) July 19, 2016
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