Republicans to nominate Trump on day devoted to economy

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump introduces his wife Melania at the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Steve Holland CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Buoyed by a grand Las Vegas-style entrance at his party’s national convention, Donald Trump hopes to bolster Republican Party unity when congressional leaders take the stage on a day focused on the U.S. economy. Trump, whose name is to be formally offered for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, saw the opening day of his convention on Monday turn from the raucous to the sublime. Trump backers faced down a revolt from Republican delegates opposed to him, and in the end Trump’s wife Melania offered a powerful testimonial to her husband, her voice flavored with the accent of her native Slovenia.

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