Republican National Convention Announces Partial Speakers List

Many prominent Republicans are not showing up.

ByVERONICA STRACQUALURSI
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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