DNC day one highlights: Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders and anti-Trump Republicans among speakers

At the first day of a Democratic national convention unlike any other in history, Michelle Obama urged voters to head to the polls ‘like their lives depend on it’. She was joined by many other speakers attacking Donald Trump’s presidency. Speaking online because of coronavirus restrictions, the former first lady’s words were echoed by Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, who likened Trump to tyrannical Roman emperor Nero. The first day of the convention was hosted by actor Eva Longoria and featured contributions by George Floyd’s family, voters and politicians from across the country and even a former Republican governor
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