First GOP Congressman Dumps Trump; Clinton Gets Convention Bounce

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd as she arrives on stage during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

New York Republican Richard Hanna today became the first Republican member of Congress to say he will vote for Hillary Clinton because of Trump’s criticism of the Khan family, parents of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq.

Polls show Hillary Clinton is getting a post-convention bounce of several percentage points. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR’s Scott Detrow about the day’s political news.


Scott Detrow, NPR political reporter. He tweets @scottdetrow.

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