Court Dismisses Appeal Of Texas GOP, Upholding Houston's Refusal To Host In-Person ConventionMonday morning the Texas Supreme Court upheld the City of Houston's refusal to allow the state Republican convention to hold in-person events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Threatens To Shut Down Texas GOP Convention If COVID-19 Rules ViolatedHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants the Texas Republican Party to cancel their upcoming in-person convention in the city -- in favor of a virtual one.
Texas Coronavirus Hospitalizations More Than Double In Last 2 WeeksLocal officials across Texas say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge.
Texas In Running To Host RNC Convention If Moved Out Of North Carolina, Vice President SaysAfter President Trump threatened to move the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey said Monday, "Texas would welcome President Trump and the RNC Convention."
Thunderous Boos For Ted Cruz After He Refuses Trump EndorsementTexas Senator Ted Cruz tried to link arms with Republicans at the party's national convention but was booed lustily by delegates when he ended his speech without offering Donald Trump his endorsement.
No Endorsement For Trump From CruzDelegates on the floor implored Cruz to back the nominee, chanting Trump's name, then erupting in a chorus of boos when he ignored their pleas.
Pence Seeks To Reassure Conservatives About TrumpIndiana Gov. Mike Pence, making his first appearance in Cleveland since being named Donald Trump's running mate, tried to reassure Republicans nervous about the celebrity businessman's conservative credentials by vouching for his character and comparing him to Ronald Reagan.
Melania Trump Ignites GOP ConventionAfter a harsh primary, Donald Trump's general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who kicked off the Republican convention by assuring voters that the brash candidate has the character and determination to unite a divided nation.
Tumult At GOP Convention Over Effort To Stop Trump"I have no idea what's going on right now. This is surreal," said Utah Sen. Mike Lee, who had helped lead the efforts to force a state-by-state roll call vote on the rules.
N. Texas Republicans Head To GOP Convention in ClevelandTexas Governor Greg Abbott was scheduled to attend, but isn't going because he's still recuperating from 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his legs and feet.
Quiet Cruz Weighs Role In Trump Convention RevoltSen. Ted Cruz is refusing to condemn a rebellion against Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention as the fiery Texas conservative weighs his political future against the prospect of a national Republican embarrassment.
U.S. Officials Cite Potential For Violence At GOP ConventionU.S. national security officials said Thursday they're concerned about the potential for violence at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as tensions run high around the country after the recent police shootings of unarmed black men and the deadly ambush of police officers in Dallas.
Governor Abbott Undergoes Successful Skin Graft; Will Miss GOP ConventionGovernor Abbott's office says he will extend his stay at Brooke Army Medical Center to allow for further healing and to ensure a prompt recovery.
With Few Political Allies, Trump Plans Celebrity ConventionProspects include former Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and longtime boxing promoter Don King.
Cleveland Says It's Ready To Rock With GOP ConventionThe City of Dallas was a finalist and came in second to Cleveland in its effort to host the GOP Convention.