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Trump campaign unveils 2020 Republican National Convention speakers

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Washington — As the GOP makes its case for President Trump's reelection at the Republican National Convention, the Trump campaign unveiled the list of speakers who will be addressing supporters across the four-day event.

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday, August 24, featuring four nights of speakers, ranging from the president's most vocal supporters on Capitol Hill to members of his family to Americans who the Trump campaign says have written "the great American story."

Vice President Mike Pence headlined Wednesday's program, speaking from Fort McHenry in Baltimore, where U.S. troops repelled British naval forces during the War of 1812. 

The convention, themed "Honoring the Great American Story," closes Thursday with Mr. Trump delivering a speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination from the White House.

Here is who will speak at the Republican National Convention:


In order of appearance

  • Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York
  • Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA
  • Rebecca Friedrichs, public school teacher
  • Tanya Weinreis, small business owner whose coffee shop qualified for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Representative Matt Gaetz
  • Kim Klacik, Republican congressional nominee
  • Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee
  • Amy Johnson Ford, nurse practitioner
  • Dr. G.E. Ghali, surgeon
  • Representative Jim Jordan
  • Herschel Walker, former NFL player and businessman
  • Natalie Harp, Trump campaign advisory board member
  • Vernon Jones, Georgia state representative 
  • Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, who was killed in the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
  • Mark and Patricia McCloskey, St. Louis couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
  • Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign fundraiser and girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr.
  • House Republican Whip Steve Scalise
  • Sean Parnell, Republican congressional nominee
  • Maximo Alvarez, founder of Sunshine Gasoline
  • Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations
  • Donald Trump, Jr., oldest son of President Trump
  • Senator Tim Scott


In order of appearance

  • Norma Urrabazo, pastor and executive at the National Latina/Latino Commission
  • Myron Lizer, Navajo Nation vice president
  • Richard Beasley, former FBI agent
  • Jon Ponder, founder and CEO of HOPE for Prisoners, Inc.
  • Senator Rand Paul
  • Jason Joyce, Maine lobsterman
  • Cris Peterson, Minnesota dairy farmer
  • Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council
  • John Peterson, CEO of Schuette Metals
  • Cissie Graham Lynch, granddaughter of Billy Graham
  • Robert Vlaisavljevich, mayor of Eveleth, Minnesota
  • Abby Johnson, anti-abortion rights activist
  • Mary Ann Mendoza, mother whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant
  • Nicholas Sandmann, student who sued news outlets after confrontation with Native American activist
  • Pam Bondi, former Florida attorney general 
  • Tiffany Trump, daughter of Mr. Trump
  • Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds
  • Ryan Holets, police officer known for adopting opioid-addicted baby
  • Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez
  • Eric Trump, son of Mr. Trump
  • Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron
  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • First lady Melania Trump


In order of appearance

  • South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem
  • Scott Dane, executive director of Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers of Minnesota
  • Senator Marsha Blackburn
  • Representative Dan Crenshaw
  • Keith Kellogg, national security adviser to the vice president
  • Representative Lee Zeldin
  • Tera Myers, school choice advocate
  • Kayleigh McEnany, White House press secretary
  • Kellyanne Conway, outgoing White House counselor
  • Sister Dede Byrne, surgeon and superior of Washington, D.C., community
  • Lou Holtz, former college football coach
  • Michael McHale, National Association of Police Organizations president
  • Representative Elise Stefanik
  • Madison Cawthorn, Republican congressional candidate
  • Chen Guangcheng, Chinese human rights activist
  • Lara Trump, Trump campaign adviser and wife of Eric Trump
  • Burgess Owens, former NFL player and GOP congressional nominee
  • Sam Vigil, widower of woman killed in her driveway
  • Clarence Henderson, civil rights activist
  • Senator Joni Ernst
  • Richard Grenell, former acting director of national intelligence
  • Second Lady Karen Pence
  • Vice President Mike Pence


  • Franklin Graham, evangelical leader
  • House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
  • Ja'Ron Smith, White House assistant
  • Representative Jeff Van Drew
  • Wade Mayfield, president of Thermal Services in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Stacia Brightmon, Marine Corps veteran and mother from Houston
  • Dan Scavino, White House assistant and deputy chief of staff for communications
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
  • Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Sean Reyes, Utah attorney general
  • Debbie Flood, owner of Melron Corporation in Wisconsin
  • Ann Dorn, widow of former police captain killed in St. Louis
  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson
  • Rudy Giuliani, former New York mayor and Trump personal attorney
  • Patrick Lynch, president of the Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York
  • Senator Tom Cotton
  • Carl and Marsha Mueller, parents of U.S. aid worker killed by ISIS
  • Alice Johnson, ex-inmate pardoned by Mr. Trump
  • Ivanka Trump, White House senior adviser and daughter of the president
  • President Trump
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