Connecticut’s 28 votes helped renominate President Donald Trump Monday at the Republican National Convention.
CLEVELAND — Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday night with a promise to tear up bad trade deals, repeal Obamcare, end crime, secure the borders and defend U.S. citizens and interests against Islamic radicals, never saying how.
CLEVELAND — Richard Nixon, who opened a golden age of Republican presidential politics in Connecticut, promised a “silent majority” unnerved by assassinations, urban riots and war protests that “the long dark night for America is about to end.” Can Donald J. Trump do the same in an era of Twitter, 24/7 cable news, terrorism and police shootings?
WASHINGTON — When Connecticut delegates to the Republican National Convention arrive in Cleveland next week, one of the first orders of business will be to consider a party platform that has been called the most conservative in the party’s history.
WASHINGTON — While three GOP candidates for Connecticut’s congressional seats are enthusiastic about Trump, John Shaban, running in the 4th District, has not committed and two others have offered a cool embrace.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s big win in Connecticut means he’ll take dozens of Connecticut delegates and alternates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to support his presidential bid, but some state GOP insiders won’t be in the mix, and others will be screened for their loyalty to a candidate they had not openly endorsed.