08/30/2012 10:39 pm ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

Mitt Romney: 'I Accept Your Nomination For President Of The United States'

In his speech to the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, Mitt Romney began his remarks by declaring, "I accept your nomination for president of the United States."

In making his case for why America should elect him to serve in the White House, the former Massachusetts governor said, "I wish president Obama had succeed because I want America to succeed."

He later added, "When the world needs someone to do the really big stuff, you need an American."

Below, a live blog of the latest developments to unfold at the convention.

Republican National Convention 2012