This program is 29 minutes long
(Cleveland: Hallie Jackson) The fallout from Senator Ted Cruz’s refusal to endorse Trump featured. [Texas DELEGATE, New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE, New York GOP chair Ed COX– criticize Cruz.] [CRUZ – says standing for freedom and defending the Constitution is a message of unity.] [At convention last night, CRUZ – says vote your conscience.] [NBC political analyst Hugh HEWITT- comments on Cruz’s revenge.] [TRUMP – says he loved it.]
(Cleveland: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Cleveland: Katy Tur) Trump’s big night tonight amid the controversy over his comments about NATO previewed; "New York Times" article about Trump’s consideration of not backing allies who don’t pay their fair share and response from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg quoted. [Daughter Ivanka TRUMP – comments on her introduction of her father.] [Representative Peter KING – comments.]
(Cleveland: Lester Holt) The support of Trump’s sons Donald Jr. and Eric for their father featured. [E. TRUMP – reacts to Cruz’s speech.] [D. TRUMP Jr. – recalls his advice about his dad’s speech tonight; talks about whether his dad can be compassionate.]
(Cleveland: Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Savannah Guthrie) Cruz’s speech last night and Trump’s speech tonight discussed.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The ouster of CEO Roger Ailes from Fox News due to the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by former anchor Gretchen Carlson featured; details given about Fox star Megyn Kelly’s claim that Ailes harassed her; letter from Ailes to 21st Century Fox head Rupert Murdoch and statement from Carlson’s lawyer quoted. [“The Hollywood Reporter” Michael WOLFF- says we will see a transition in Fox News.]
(Chicago: Blake McCoy) The extreme heat across the country featured; heat dome map shown; details given about the deadly storms in Minnesota & South Carolina. [Chicago resident Mariel KERRIS, NBC meteorologist Dylan DREYER, New York City trainer Joshua MARGOLIS- comment.]
(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The police shooting in Florida of an unarmed behavior specialist, Charles Kinsey, who was trying to help an autistic patient reviewed; scenes shown of Kinsey on the ground with his hands up. [In the hospital, KINSEY - says he thought they would not shoot him with his hands up.] [North Miami police chief Gary EUGENE- says we will get all the answers.] [Representative Frederica WILSON- reacts.] [Kinsey’s ATTORNEY – calls for peace.]
(New York: Cynthia McFadden) A look at whether the women in presidential candidate Donald Trump’s life, his wife Melania & daughters Ivanka & Tiffany, can sway female voters in his favor presented; poll findings cited; details given about the importance of Ivanka’s speech at tonight’s Republican National Convention. [Freelance journalist Jill FILIPOVIC- notes the effort to get the Trump women out in front.] [Last night, vice presidential candidate Mike PENCE – says you can’t fake good kids.] [T. & I. TRUMP – praise their father as a parent.]