Republican Party formally nominates Donald Trump for president

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives his thumb up as he walks off the stage with his wife Melania during the Republican National Convention, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Locher)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Republican Party formally nominates Donald Trump for president, completing the New York billionaire’s rise from political outsider to major party candidate for the White House. A day after a disruptive fight over the party’s rules, there was little drama as delegates to the GOP convention united behind the real estate mogul and reality TV star.

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