2016 GOP Convention Program Announced

Caleb Turner, from Hurricane, W.Va., shows off his button collection at the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Caleb Turner, from Hurricane, W.Va., shows off his button collection at the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Below is a full list of prime-time speakers at the GOP Convention in Cleveland this week, courtesy of the Republican National Committee.


Prime-Time Speakers
Please note: The speakers below are part of the prime-time program, which will follow Monday afternoon’s Convention Business Session.

Willie Robertson, Celebrity

Governor Rick Perry, Former Governor of Texas

Marcus Luttrell, U.S. Navy SEAL
Marcus Luttrell is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL.

Scott Baio, Celebrity

Pat Smith, Mother of Benghazi victim, Sean Smith
Patricia (Pat) Smith is the mother of Sean Smith, who was killed during the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012.

Mark Geist, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Fought in Battle of Benghazi
Mark “Oz” Geist was a member of the Annex Security Team that fought the Battle of Benghazi in Libya from September 11 to September 12, 2012.

John Tiegen, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, fought in Battle of Benghazi

Kent Terry and Kelly Terry-Willis, The Brian Terry Foundation
Brian Terry was a Border Patrol agent who died tragically while protecting our nation’s border with Mexico. His death was a result of Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-walking operation gone wrong that put assault weapons into the hands of Mexican narco-terrorists.

Antonio Sabato, Jr., Celebrity

Mary Ann Mendoza, Immigration Reform Advocate
Mendoza’s son Brandon’s death. Brandon, a Mesa Police Sergeant, was killed at the age of 32, when an illegal immigrant driving drunk driver traveling on the wrong side of the highway crashed head-on into the car he was driving.
Sabine Durden, Immigration Reform Advocate
In 2012, Durden’s son Dominic died in a motorcycle accident when he was a hit by a truck driven by an unlicensed, uninsured, and unregistered driver who was in the United States illegally.
Jamiel Shaw, Immigration Reform Advocate
On March 2, 2008, Jamiel Shaw’s son, Jamiel Andre’ Shaw, II (Jas), was murdered while returning home from the Beverly Center Mall in Los Angeles, California. The shooter was a gang member in the United States illegally, who had been released from jail less than 24 hours before he killed Jas, even though there was a deportation hold on him.

U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (TX-10)

David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County

U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-7)

Darryl Glenn, El Paso County Commissioner

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas)

Karen Vaughn, Mother of fallen U.S. Navy SEAL Aaron Carson Vaughn (SEAL Team VI).

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama)

Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City

Melania Trump, Businesswoman and Wife of Donald Trump

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, U.S. Army (ret.)

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Jason Beardsley, Special Operations Advisor for Concerned Veterans for America

U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (MT)


Prime-Time Speakers
Please note: The speakers below are part of the prime-time program, which will follow Tuesday’s Nomination Process.

Sharon Day, Co-Chair of the Republican National Committee

Dana White, Sports Executive
Governor Asa Hutchison, Governor of Arkansas

Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General

Michael B, Mukasey, Former U.S. Attorney General

Andy Wist, Businessman

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin)

Chris Cox, Executive Director of NRA Institute for Legislative Action

Natalie Gulbis, Athlete
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky)

U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-1)

U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23)

Governor Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey

Tiffany Trump, Daughter of Donald Trump

Kerry Woolard, General Manager, Trump Winery

Donald Trump, Jr., Son of Donald Trump and EVP, The Trump Organization

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia)

Dr. Ben Carson, Neurosurgeon

Kimberlin Brown, Celebrity


Primetime Program, 7 P.M.

Laura Ingraham, Radio Host

Phil Ruffin, Businessman

Pam Bondi, Attorney General of Florida

Eileen Collins, Astronaut (retired)

Michelle Van Etten, Small Business Owner

Kentucky State Senator Ralph Alvarado, Jr.

Darrell Scott, Pastor

Harold Hamm, Continental Resources

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Lynne Patton, Vice President of The Eric Trump Foundation

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida)

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas)

Eric Trump, Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization

Newt & Callista Gingrich, Former Speaker of the House and his wife

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Presumptive Republican Candidate for Vice President


Primetime Program, 7:30 P.M.

Brock Mealer, Motivational Speaker

U.S Representative Marsha Blackburn (TN-7)

Governor Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma

Dr. Lisa Shin, National Diversity Coalition for Trump

Reince Priebus, RNC Chairman

Jerry Falwell, Jr., President of Liberty University and evangelical leader

Peter Thiel, Venture Capitalist

Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital

Ivanka Trump, Daughter of Donald Trump and EVP at the Trump Organization

Donald J. Trump, Presumptive Republican Candidate for President

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