Republican National Convention Announces Partial Speakers List
Many prominent Republicans are not showing up.
By VERONICA STRACQUALURSI
July 14, 2016, 11:32 AM
• 3 min read
-- 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.
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."