Trump Formally Seals Republican Presidential Nomination

  • Political novice exploited party divisions to win nomination
  • Dissent at convention quashed after first-day disruption

Trump Formally Nominated as GOP Presidential Candidate

Donald Trump, a real-estate developer, TV personality, and political novice, was formally nominated as the 2016 Republican presidential candidate Tuesday night in Cleveland after his campaign and party officials quashed the remnants of a movement to block his ascension.

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