The Republican National Convention begins tonight, August 24, kicking off a four night event, with a mix of in-person and virtual appearances. President Trump will be formally renominated by the party and will reportedly speak throughout the week.
When is the Convention?
The Republican National Convention will be held from Monday, August 24 to Thursday, August 27. The convention will air for two hours each night, from 9 pm to 11 pm ET.
Who Will Be Speaking at the Republican National Convention?
Here’s the speaker lineup for the week:
Monday speakers: Senator Tim Scott, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, Representative Matt Gaetz, Representative Jim Jordan, Nikki Haley, Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel, Georgia State Representative Vernon Jones, Amy Johnson Ford, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Natalie Harp, Charlie Kirk, Kim Klacik, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, Sean Parnell, Andrew Pollack, Donald Trump, Jr., Tanya Weinreis
Tuesday speakers: First Lady Melania Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Senator Rand Paul, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Florida Lieutenant Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Pam Bondi, Abby Johnson, Jason Joyce, Navajo Nation vice president Myron Lizer, Mary Ann Mendoza, Megan Pauley, Cris Peterson, John Peterson, Nicholas Sandmann, Eric Trump, Tiffany Trump
Wednesday speakers: Vice President Mike Pence, Second Lady Karen Pence, Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas, Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, Rep. Lee Zeldin of New York, Former Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell, White House adviser to the president Kellyanne Conway, Keith Kellogg, Jack Brewer, Sister Dede Byrne, Madison Cawthorn, Scott Dane, Clarence Henderson, Ryan Holets, Michael McHale, Burgess Owens, Lara Trump
Thursday speakers: President Trump, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, Ivanka Trump, Ja’Ron Smith, Ann Dorn, Debbie Flood, Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Franklin Graham, Alice Johnson, Wade Mayfield, Carl and Marsha Mueller, Dana White
How to Watch the Republican National Convention
Coverage of the convention will air on the following channels:
- ABC News
- CBS News
- Fox News
- NBC News
- PBS News
Sling TV offers CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC
Hulu offers ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC
fuboTV offers ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and MSNBC
Vidgo offers ABC News and Fox News
YouTube TV offers ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS
AT&T TV Now offers CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC
How to Stream the RNC for Free
Hulu will air live coverage of the DNC and RNC for both Hulu with Live and on-demand only, at no additional cost.
Sling TV includes ABC News in its free lineup, allowing anyone to watch coverage of the convention without a subscription.
Peacock is offering live coverage and analysis of the RNC with Chuck Todd on the NBC News NOW channel beginning at 8 pm ET, followed by 10 pm primetime special, along with highlights and additional coverage in the Trending section.
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