The Real Story: Republican convention recap

HARTFORD - Sacred Heart University political science professor Gary Rose reviews what happened at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, including Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse Donald Trump, and the Trump campaign's handling of the plagiarism controversy involving Melania Trump's speech.

President Barack Obama is dismissing any perceptions that the country is on the "verge of collapse."

Obama was responding to questions Friday about whether he watched th Republican National Convention, something he said he was too busy to do.

The president responded to a litany of statistics that GOP nominee laid out at the convention and pointed out that illegal immigration and violence are less of a problem today than they were 20 or 30 years ago.


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