(POLITICO) — Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday delivered a powerful testimonial about his father as an everyman who never forgot his roots as a boy from Queens, while launching his own national profile during a high-stakes night.
The eldest son of the Republican nominee showed natural ease and proved to be one of the most potent surrogates yet for a billionaire who touched off a GOP civil war and has yet to unify the party behind him.
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“You want to know what kind of president he'll be? Let me tell you how he ran his businesses, and I know because I was there with him by his side on job sites, in conference rooms from the time I could walk,” said Trump Jr., an executive vice president of The Trump Organization, on the second night of the Republican National Convention.