‘Land Of Opportunity’: Everything You Need To Know About Night 2 Of The RNC,
And What To Expect From Night 3′
The second night of the Republican National Convention saw the party pitch its vision of America as the land of opportunity, with President Donald Trump and his supporters focusing on his criminal justice reform efforts, defending the unborn and fighting for small business owners.
Trump opened up Tuesday night’s events with a focus on his criminal justice reform efforts and issued a full pardon to convicted bank robber Jon Ponder, who now devotes his life to helping former inmates lead successful lives. Trump and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf also conducted a surprise naturalization ceremony for five new U.S. citizens at the White House.
Los Angeles Rev. Norma Urrabazo blessed the night’s proceedings and opened by praying for the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot in the back by a police officer Sunday in Wisconsin. Blake’s hometown of Kenosha is currently suffering violent unrest in the wake of the shooting, and Urrabazo also prayed for the law enforcement officers keeping the peace in the city