The party that gave the world the first black USA secretary of state in Colin Powell and the first African American woman secretary of state in Condoleezza Rice has been accused of alienating black voters and one man in particular is getting the blame: Donald Trump.
Stay with The Republican and MassLive.com throughout the week for more updates and coverage from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. "I blame Hillary Clinton personally for the death of my son", Smith said, adding that she couldn't get anyone at the State Department to answer questions about her son's death because she wasn't "immediate family".
Cruz's speech at all and called for party unity. The booing of Texas Sen. They might help sway voters who are wary of Trump's brash inelegance. Jeers erupted from Trump supporters in the crowd, and Cruz's wife, Heidi , was escorted out by security amid the shouting.
Mr Sheremet (44) was a prominent reporter for the Ukrainska Pravda news website, which backs pro-western reforms, investigates corrupt politicians and businessmen and criticises Russia's aggression in Ukraine. Shermet was a recipient of the Committee to Protect Journalists' International Press Freedom Award in 1998 and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Prize for Journalism and Democracy in 2001.
Cruz was harshly critical of Trump in the waning weeks of their primary battle, calling the businessman a " pathological liar " and "utterly amoral". Trump was nominated for president Tuesday night, making the former reality TV star the GOP standard-bearer after a rollicking primary season that saw him vanquish 16 rivals.
Police found a hand-painted Islamic State flag in his room and a letter he appeared to have written to his father which officials said read: "And now pray for me that I can get revenge on these non-believers, pray for me that I go to heaven".