Photos: RNC Convention 2016, Day 2
Donald Trump, Jr., and his half-sister, Tiffany Trump, both spoke on their father's behalf during the second night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Former GOP presidential rivals of Trump, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Dr. Ben Carson, threw their support behind their former opponent.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan also spoke. The area outside of the Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night was relatively calm and, similar to the day before, swarming with law enforcement from all over the country. (Click here to see photos from day one of the RNC.)
Below, photos from day two of the convention. Get more coverage of the RNC from "Chicago Tonight" here.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks on the second night of the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
People offer free hugs outside of the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie goes on the offensive against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in his speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Delegates chant "Lock her up!" in reference to Hillary Clinton during Christie's speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Kathy Sherman, 66, from Columbus, Ohio, holds an anti-Hillary Clinton sign. "I'm here to support the next president, Donald Trump," Sherman said. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Tom Rice, a Tennessee delegate-at-large, wears a raccoon skin hat to represent his state. "I think we have someone here that will try to enforce immigration," Rice said. "We have borders but they're being ignored." (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A protester with a megaphone attempts to shout down religious preachers on East Fourth Street. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton speaks with an attendee at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A delegate from Wisconsin wears a cheese wedge hat in honor of her state. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A delegate from the state of Washington watches Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speak. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Comedian Eric Andre walks down East Fourth Street with a camera crew. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
RNC attendees near the front of the stage display signs bearing the night's theme: "Make America Work Again." (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
New York U.S. Rep. Peter King watches the RNC from the front row. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Robert Smigel, the creator and puppeteer of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, is caught off guard by our camera backstage. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Sen. David Perdue of Georgia takes a photo on the floor of the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Tiffany Trump, daughter of Donald Trump, speaks at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man sells anti-Trump T-shirts on East Fourth Street. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man dressed as President Abraham Lincoln speaks to RNC attendees. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager for Donald Trump, speaks to a reporter at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks on the second night of the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Members of the media file stories and review multimedia in the backstage press area at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Many seats are empty toward the end of the night at the RNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
People gather behind the scenes at the Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the reigning NBA champions. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
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