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Cleveland looking forward to the Republican Convention with caution

Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 01:05

As Cleveland prepares for the Republican National Convention, residents are wary of things going awry. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Inside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, the red, white and blue shine brightly Last minute polishing is underway, as workers prepare to welcome the Republican National Convention. While the convention will usher in the official nomination of Donald Trump and his running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence, the event will also draw protesters from all walks of life. From white supremacists to Black Livers Matter, the protesters represent a tense political and social scene that has some residents keeping a close eye on security. (SOUNDBITE) (English) EILEEN GALLAGHER, AN REGISTERED NURSE FROM CLEVELAND, SAYING: "Concerned, yes; paranoid, no. And there is a big difference, otherwise I wouldn't be down here." (SOUNDBITE) (English) MAUREEN SCULLIN, AN UNEMPLOYED SCHOOLTEACHER FROM CLEVELAND, SAYING: "Well, I am a little scared but I think our security is good and I believe in our, you know, captain. I think he has got it under control." A cautious optimisim ahead of the convention which will run from July 18th through the 21st.

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Cleveland looking forward to the Republican Convention with caution

Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 01:05