From Cleveland: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Monday morning, 7.18.2016

The Republicans are set to kick off their convention on Monday.

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland officially gets underway on Monday. Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort told members of the media on Sunday evening that the event will focus on showing off "Trump, the man," meaning the personal side of the presumptive Republican nominee. The top Trump official also said he expects his campaign to attract more Hispanic votes than Mitt Romney did in 2012, which the odds are against, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

Five thousand law-enforcement officials are working at the convention from the local, state, and federal levels. Incidents were few and far between on Sunday, with only a few protests taking place around the city. One man was arrested after he allegedly tried to grab a state trooper’s gas mask. Security concerns were amplified after three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were shot and killed on Sunday morning.

What to watch on Monday: The theme of the first day of the convention is "Make America Safe Again." Speakers will include former U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, a member of the Duck Dynasty clan, and sitcom actor Scott Baio. Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, is also scheduled to speak, prompting speculation her husband will make a surprise appearance.

As Republicans began to gather in Cleveland, 60 Minutes aired its joint interview with Trump and newly picked running mate Mike Pence on Sunday night. It included some awkward moments, such as when Leslie Stahl called out the pair for disagreeing on policies such as NAFTA and the 2003 War in Iraq, or when Trump interrupted Pence several times.

What to know on Monday morning: Kim Kardashian uses Snapchat to call out Taylor Swift on faux "Famous" outrage. Watchdog groups say Twitter moved quickly to quash terrorist propaganda after Nice attack. Lack of diversity in Paul Ryan selfie with Capitol Hill interns criticized

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