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Sen. Mike Lee, (R-UT) and Phill Wright, Vice Chair of the Utah State Delegation (L) shout no to the adoption of rules without a roll call vote on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Sen. Mike Lee, (R-UT) and Phill Wright, Vice Chair of the Utah State Delegation (L) shout no to the adoption of rules without a roll call vote on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland didn’t disappoint those looking for storylines. The “Never Trump” movement made a last stand early in the day and Melania Trump’s speechwriters seem to have taken more than a word or two from Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC speech.

NPR’s Ron Elving talks with Here & Now's Robin Young about the convention’s start, and what to expect from day two.
Hear more of Here & Now's coverage from the Republican National Convention.
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Ron Elving, NPR's senior Washington editor and correspondent. He tweets @NPRrelving.

This segment aired on July 19, 2016.

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