Trump formally accepts the GOP nomination on final night of the Republican National Convention

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The Republican National Convention drew to a close on Thursday night, with President Trump delivering his acceptance speech for the party’s 2020 nomination from the South Lawn of the White House. Other speakers included Ivanka Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Sen. Tom Cotton, Alice Johnson, UFC President Dana White, and Ann Dorn, the widow of a retired St. Louis police captain who was fatally shot by looters in June amid unrest following the death of George Floyd.

The four-day convention concluded amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has left more than 180,000 Americans dead and more than 5 million infected; Hurricane Laura, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast early Thursday morning as a Category 4 storm; and protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man, in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday.

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