The long awaited Republican National Convention, where Donald Trump will be named the party’s nominee, kicks off today, July 18 in Cleveland, Ohio and runs from Monday through Thursday, July 21.
The RNC’s first-day theme will be “Make America Safe Again,” a play on Donald Trump’s famous campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.” Tonight’s speakers will highlight immigration policy, defense, and counterterrorism policy.
Monday’s speakers include Melania Trump, Rudy Giuliani, actor Scott Baio, Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Benghazi survivors, Joni Ernst, and Tom Cotton. Pat Smith, the mother of the Benghazi embassy attack victim Sean Smith, will also be speaking as well as survivors Mark Geist and John Tiegen.
Soap-opera actor and model Antonio Sabato, Jr. will be speaking about religion. U.S. Reps. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Sean Duffy (R-WI), and Ryan Zinke (R-MT) also have speaking slots along with Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), and Joni Ernst (R-IA).
You can live stream the entire RNC coverage here.