CLEVELAND -- When Donald Trump took the stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday, there was no disguising his intentions.
With "We Are The Champions" blaring and the crowd roaring in delight, Trump appeared silhouetted behind a screen, his trademark hairstyle clear against the backdrop. Smoke machines completed the rock star intro as Trump walked to the stage to greet his supporters.
He introduced his wife, Melania Trump, who spoke about her own background as an immigrant from Slovenia and about her husband's character.
Trump will accept the party's nomination in a speech on Thursday night.