From Cleveland: Christie fires up convention crowd with mock trial of Hillary Clinton

"Lock her up," the delegates chanted throughout the New Jersey governor's speech.

CLEVELAND: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie carried out a mock prosecution of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night, criticizing the presumptive Democratic candidate’s record on issues from negotiations with foreign countries to her use of a private email server.

Christie repeatedly used a "guilty or not guilty?" call and response with delegates, asking them to render a verdict on the former secretary of state during the second night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

"She went to the Kremlin and gave them that stupid reset button," Christie said, mocking Clinton’s diplomatic record and the email scandal in one punch. "You know what that button should have read? It should have read ‘delete.’ She’s very good at that, by the way."

The jobs-focused theme of the second night of the convention was "Make America Work Again," but the speakers were less tied to the topic than on night one, when the vast majority of the addresses were dedicated to the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.

Two of Trump’s children addressed the delegates — hours after they put him over-the-top in the delegate count — with Tiffany Trump focused on showing her father’s softer side, calling him "a natural-born encourager, the last person who will tell you to lower your sights."

Donald Trump Jr., meanwhile, emphatically touched on a range of issues touting the Republican nominee in a wide-ranging stump speech that emphasized his father’s bona fides with working-class voters and again attacked Clinton over the email scandal.

"If Hillary Clinton were elected, she’d be the first president who couldn’t pass a basic background check," he said. "Hillary Clinton is a risk Americans can’t afford to take."

The second night of the convention largely kept to the script, though neurosurgeon Ben Carson reportedly deviated from the teleprompter to talk about Clinton’s admiration for activist Saul Alinsky. It kicked off after the Trump campaign struggled to respond on Tuesday to accusations Melania Trump cribbed her Monday night address from Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech to the Democratic National Convention.

Newly minted vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is set to address the convention on Wednesday night.

Attack lines:
"I’ve been in the fight business my whole life. I know fighters. Donald Trump is a fighter, and I know he will fight for this country." — UFC President Dana White

"I’m here to tell you Hillary Clinton will say anything, be anything, and do anything to be president, and we can’t allow it…Not since Baghdad Bob has there been a public figure with such a tortured relationship with the truth." — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

"The next time there’s a State of the Union Address, you’ll find me right there on the rostrum with Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump."  — Speaker of the House Paul Ryan

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