Republican National Convention Announces Partial Speakers List

Many prominent Republicans are not showing up.

ByABC News
July 14, 2016, 7:32 AM

— -- Republican National Convention CEO Jeff Larson today announced a preliminary list of speakers at the four-day convention in Cleveland that kicks off Monday.

The list includes House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, among others. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump said members of his family will also deliver remarks.

The partial list:

Pastor Mark Burns
Phil Ruffin
Rep. Ryan Zinke
Pat Smith
Mark Geist
John Tiegen
Rep. Michael McCaul
Sheriff David Clarke
Rep. Sean Duffy
Darryl Glenn
Sen. Tom Cotton
Karen Vaughn
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Melania Trump
Sen. Joni Ernst
Kathryn Gates-Skipper
Marcus Luttrell
Dana White
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
Michael Mukasey
Andy Wist
Sen. Jeff Sessions
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn
Alex Smith
House Speaker Paul Ryan
Rep. Kevin McCarthy
Kerry Woolard
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
Dr. Ben Carson
Republican National Committee Co-Chairwoman Sharon Day
Natalie Gulbis
Kimberlin Brown
Antonio Sabato Jr.
Peter Thiel
Eileen Collins
Sen. Ted Cruz
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
Michelle Van Etten
Lynne Patton
Eric Trump
Harold Hamm
Rep. Chris Collins
Brock Mealer
Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Gov. Mary Fallin
Darrell Scott
Lisa Shin
Gov. Rick Scott
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus
Tom Barrack
Ivanka Trump
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi
Jerry Falwell Jr.
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
Chris Cox
Sen. Mitch McConnell
Tiffany Trump
Gov. Chris Christie
Donald J. Trump Jr.
Gov. Scott Walker

According to Larson's press release, "The convention’s theme, 'Make America great again,' will focus on the core themes of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump's campaign: national security, immigration, trade and jobs."

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