Turbulent reality collides with GOP convention plans

  • Staging can be seen on the South Lawn of the White House ahead of the third night of the Republican National Convention in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — Turbulent reality is clashing with the smooth, steady image Republicans are hoping to paint of President Donald Trump and his leadership on the third night of the GOP’s convention.