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On The Ground In Cleveland: Photos From The Republican National Convention

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Thursday:

Donald Trump looks into the crowd as confetti and balloons fall following his speech to the Republican National Convention Thursday night in Cleveland. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Donald Trump looks into the crowd as confetti and balloons fall following his speech to the Republican National Convention Thursday night in Cleveland. (Matt Rourke/AP)
The balloons fall after Trump's speech. (John Locher/AP)
The balloons fall after Trump's speech. (John Locher/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Thursday night after formally accepting the party's nomination. (John Locher/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Thursday night after formally accepting the party's nomination. (John Locher/AP)
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Supporters watch Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak on a outdoor screen in downtown Cleveland on Thursday. (John Minchillo/AP)
Supporters watch Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak on a outdoor screen in downtown Cleveland on Thursday. (John Minchillo/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the final night of the Republican National Convention. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the final night of the Republican National Convention. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Ivanka Trump is seen on the big screens inside the arena Thursday night. (John Locher/AP)
Ivanka Trump is seen on the big screens inside the arena Thursday night. (John Locher/AP)
Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka speaks during the final night of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka speaks during the final night of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Oklahoma delegate Lonnie Lu Anderson waves a sign with the theme of the night printed on it. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Oklahoma delegate Lonnie Lu Anderson waves a sign with the theme of the night printed on it. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Alaska delegate Saul Soltero waves a Trump flag Thursday. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Alaska delegate Saul Soltero waves a Trump flag Thursday. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Ayla Brown, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown's daughter, sings the National Anthem at the start of the final night of the Republican National Convention. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Ayla Brown, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown's daughter, sings the National Anthem at the start of the final night of the Republican National Convention. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
An Indiana state police officer runs through a fountain with a child in Cleveland's Public Square on Thursday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
An Indiana state police officer runs through a fountain with a child in Cleveland's Public Square on Thursday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles during a walk through in preparation for his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles during a walk through in preparation for his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Police officers stand guard in Cleveland's Public Square during a protest on Thursday, the final day of the Republican convention. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Police officers stand guard in Cleveland's Public Square during a protest on Thursday, the final day of the Republican convention. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Wednesday:

Vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence greets the crowd after being introduced during the Republican National Convention Wednesday night. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence greets the crowd after being introduced during the Republican National Convention Wednesday night. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Nancy Pence, Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence's mother, blows a kiss as he speaks. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Nancy Pence, Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence's mother, blows a kiss as he speaks. (Paul Sancya/AP)
A sign is held on the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (Paul Sancya/AP)
A sign is held on the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks Wednesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks Wednesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seen on the convention floor Wednesday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seen on the convention floor Wednesday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, addresses the crowd. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Eric Trump, son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, addresses the crowd. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stopped short of endorsing Donald Trump during his speech Wednesday night, and endured boos from the crowd. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stopped short of endorsing Donald Trump during his speech Wednesday night, and endured boos from the crowd. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
A Ted Cruz supporter holds a sign during his speech. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
A Ted Cruz supporter holds a sign during his speech. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
A law enforcement officer tries to extinguish a burning American flag Wednesday in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (John Minchillo/AP)
A law enforcement officer tries to extinguish a burning American flag Wednesday in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican National Convention. (John Minchillo/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to his vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, and family members after arriving near the site of the Republican National Convention Wednesday. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures to his vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, and family members after arriving near the site of the Republican National Convention Wednesday. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Immigrant rights activists hold up a fabric wall to protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday in Cleveland. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Immigrant rights activists hold up a fabric wall to protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday in Cleveland. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch Wednesday on the sidelines of the RNC. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympian is speaking at an RNC breakfast to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP. (Josh Lederman/AP)
Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch Wednesday on the sidelines of the RNC. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympian is speaking at an RNC breakfast to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP. (Josh Lederman/AP)

Tuesday:

Vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana smiles as he listens to speeches during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (John Locher/AP)
Vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana smiles as he listens to speeches during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (John Locher/AP)
Dr. Ben Carson speaks Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Dr. Ben Carson speaks Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump, Jr., speaks Tuesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump, Jr., speaks Tuesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. laugh as they watch during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. laugh as they watch during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Donald Trump's daughter, Tiffany, speaks Tuesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump's daughter, Tiffany, speaks Tuesday night. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Alaska delegate Jerry Ward holds up a sign printed with the theme of the night. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Alaska delegate Jerry Ward holds up a sign printed with the theme of the night. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Donald Trump addresses the delegates by video during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (John Locher/AP)
Donald Trump addresses the delegates by video during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (John Locher/AP)
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks during the second day of the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/John Locher)
A large monitor announces that after the New York delegation casts their votes that Donald Trump has enough votes to become the Republican Party's presidential nominee. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
A large monitor announces that after the New York delegation casts their votes that Donald Trump has enough votes to become the Republican Party's presidential nominee. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's children celebrate on the convention floor after Trump is formally nominated. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's children celebrate on the convention floor after Trump is formally nominated. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Donald Trump's children are seen on the monitor as delegates from New York cast enough votes to officially make him the Republican presidential nominee. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump's children are seen on the monitor as delegates from New York cast enough votes to officially make him the Republican presidential nominee. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
The Kansas delegation is seen on the floor of the convention as a roll call vote is held. (Paul Sancya/AP)
The Kansas delegation is seen on the floor of the convention as a roll call vote is held. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Members of Donald Trump's family head to the convention floor to stand with their home state of New York as Trump officially received the nomination for president. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Members of Donald Trump's family head to the convention floor to stand with their home state of New York as Trump officially received the nomination for president. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump marches in downtown Cleveland Tuesday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump marches in downtown Cleveland Tuesday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Sen. Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, officially nominates Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Sen. Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, officially nominates Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Minnesota delegate Mary Susan walks around the hallway in her Trump cape at Quicken Loans Arena before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Minnesota delegate Mary Susan walks around the hallway in her Trump cape at Quicken Loans Arena before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
A protester interacts with a police officer during a demonstration Tuesday. (John Minchillo/AP)
A protester interacts with a police officer during a demonstration Tuesday. (John Minchillo/AP)
A protester watches as police move into Cleveland's Public Square Tuesday. (John Minchillo/AP)
A protester watches as police move into Cleveland's Public Square Tuesday. (John Minchillo/AP)
Protesters clash over an American flag in Cleveland's Public Square on Tuesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Protesters clash over an American flag in Cleveland's Public Square on Tuesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Brad Houston sells souvenirs in Public Square on Tuesday in Cleveland, during the second day of the Republican convention. (John Minchillo/AP)
Brad Houston sells souvenirs in Public Square on Tuesday in Cleveland, during the second day of the Republican convention. (John Minchillo/AP)

Monday:

Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Melania Trump takes the stage after an introduction by her husband. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Melania Trump takes the stage after an introduction by her husband. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Donald Trump introduces his wife Melania. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Donald Trump introduces his wife Melania. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage in Cleveland to introduce his wife Melania. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage in Cleveland to introduce his wife Melania. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
New Mexico delegate Susan Throckmorton holds up a sign during the first day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
New Mexico delegate Susan Throckmorton holds up a sign during the first day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is spotted during the evening session of the RNC on Monday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is spotted during the evening session of the RNC on Monday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Immigration reform advocate Sabine Durden speaks as Jamiel Shaw and Mary Ann Mendoza listen during the opening day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Immigration reform advocate Sabine Durden speaks as Jamiel Shaw and Mary Ann Mendoza listen during the opening day of the Republican National Convention. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Pat Smith, mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith, addresses delegates Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Pat Smith, mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith, addresses delegates Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell addresses delegates. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell addresses delegates. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Former Republican presidential candidates Sen. Bob Dole and Dr. Ben Carson attend the opening night of the Republican National Convention. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Former Republican presidential candidates Sen. Bob Dole and Dr. Ben Carson attend the opening night of the Republican National Convention. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Color Guard carry the colors into the convention floor during first day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Color Guard carry the colors into the convention floor during first day of the Republican National Convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Trump supporter Jake Byrd from Chino, California, shows support for Trump on his backpack during first day of the RNC. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Trump supporter Jake Byrd from Chino, California, shows support for Trump on his backpack during first day of the RNC. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Delegates gather during first day of the RNC. (John Locher/AP)
Delegates gather during first day of the RNC. (John Locher/AP)
Protestors gather during a rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Monday in Cleveland. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Protestors gather during a rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Monday in Cleveland. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Kansas delegate Beverly Gossage cheers as Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Kansas delegate Beverly Gossage cheers as Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks Monday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Illinois delegate Christian Gramm, left, and other delegates react as some call for a roll call vote on the adoption of the rules during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (John Locher/AP)
Illinois delegate Christian Gramm, left, and other delegates react as some call for a roll call vote on the adoption of the rules during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (John Locher/AP)
Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan waves a "Terrible Towel" during a breakfast with Pennsylvania delegates during the first day of the RNC. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan waves a "Terrible Towel" during a breakfast with Pennsylvania delegates during the first day of the RNC. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort walks around the convention floor before the RNC's opening session. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort walks around the convention floor before the RNC's opening session. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Members of the group Bikers for Trump arrive at a rally for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump at Settlers Landing Park on Monday in Cleveland. (John Minchillo/AP)
Members of the group Bikers for Trump arrive at a rally for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump at Settlers Landing Park on Monday in Cleveland. (John Minchillo/AP)

Sunday:

Talk show host Stephen Colbert performs on the floor of the Republican National Convention during a taping of his program on Sunday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Talk show host Stephen Colbert performs on the floor of the Republican National Convention during a taping of his program on Sunday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
A demonstrator organizes protest signs on Sunday in preparation for the RNC to start on Monday. (John Minchillo/AP)
A demonstrator organizes protest signs on Sunday in preparation for the RNC to start on Monday. (John Minchillo/AP)
Demonstrators march by police during the Shut Down Trump & the RNC protest on Sunday in Cleveland. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Demonstrators march by police during the Shut Down Trump & the RNC protest on Sunday in Cleveland. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, joined by his wife Janna Ryan, checks out the stage inside Quicken Loans Arena during preparation for the RNC Sunday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, joined by his wife Janna Ryan, checks out the stage inside Quicken Loans Arena during preparation for the RNC Sunday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
The Republican National Convention is set to kick off on Monday at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
The Republican National Convention is set to kick off on Monday at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

This article was originally published on July 18, 2016.

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