Trump team sees Hillary Clinton as unifying figure for GOP
Republicans use opening night to assail Clinton, appeal to a divided baseThat is their main sales point with reluctant GOP voters many of whom detest Trump as much as they detest Hillary Clinton. It may not be enough. Many of the Trump supporters are still actively alienating reluctant voters with name calling and insults. They seem bitter that those they insulted in the primaries have not forgotten.
Party members gathered to begin making the case that Donald Trump could be a credible and steadfast leader, but the first night of the convention was heavy with attacks on Hillary Clinton and themes of identity and anger.