On convention eve, Trump team confident of smooth path to nomination

Julian Raven, a supporter of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, holds his artwork at the Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.As Republicans meet in Cleveland this week to anoint Donald Trump as their candidate for president, senior aides to the outspoken New York businessman are confident they have thwarted a rebellion aimed at denying him the nomination. For the past week, Trump’s team has worked to beat back opposition to the party’s presumptive nominee for the Nov. 8 election. Trump supporters gave conservatives control of the party’s policy platform, helping end efforts to change the rules that govern how delegates vote.

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