With the Republican convention beginning next week, Donald Trump is expected to showcase his vice presidential choice at a public event Friday, multiple sources tell NBC News. Trump is believed to have narrowed his running-mate picks to three candidates.
Trump has declined to speak at the NAACP's annual convention in Cincinnati Monday, the day the Republican convention begins, instead giving presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton a prime political stage all to herself. (NBC News)
House Speaker Paul Ryan said his decision to endorse Trump was a binary choice: Trump or Clinton. Trump's good "outweighs" the bad, Ryan added, arguing, "we don't have people who run for office who 100 percent reflect all of our views." (CNBC)
Intel (INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich said he never intended to hold a fundraiser for Trump. Breaking his silence on the matter, Krzanich said he canceled the event when the planned meeting with the candidate turned into a fundrasier. (USA Today)
In an apparent sign Elizabeth Warren won't be named Clinton's running mate, the Massachusetts senator was invited to deliver a prime-time address on the first night of the Democratic convention this month, a top speaking slot that's earlier than VP choices typically appear. (NY Times)
President Barack Obama hosts a meeting at the White House today with law enforcement, activists, and civil rights leaders to discuss how to mend the broken relationships between communities and police. Obama spoke at a prayer service in Dallas Tuesday. (USA Today)