The 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) continues today in Cleveland, Ohio. The day’s events and speakers will expand upon the theme: “Make America First Again.”
The speakers participating in Wednesday night’s program will discuss the Republican vision for a new century of American leadership and excellence.
A list of today’s program speakers and their backgrounds follows. These speakers are part of the prime-time program.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott
Rick Scott is the current Governor of the State of Florida.
Laura Ingraham, Radio Host
A former white-collar defense attorney and Supreme Court law clerk, Laura Ingraham is the most-listened-to woman on political talk radio.
Phil Ruffin, Businessman
Ruffin is an American businessman with diverse interests in real estate, lodging, manufacturing, energy, and retail enterprises.
Pam Bondi, Attorney General of Florida
Pam Bondi is currently serving as Florida’s 37th Attorney General.
Eileen Collins, Astronaut (retired)
Eileen Collins is an astronaut and veteran of four Space Shuttle missions. She was the first woman to command a Space Shuttle mission and logged over 537 hours in space during her tenure at NASA.
Michelle Van Etten, Small Business Owner
Michelle Van Etten is a small business owner who was recently featured in The Greatest Networkers in the World, second edition.
State Senator Ralph Alvarado, Jr. (Kentucky)
Ralph Alvarado is currently serving as a State Senator in the Kentucky legislature.
Dr. Darrell C. Scott, Senior Pastor and Co-Founder of New Spirit Revival Center Ministries
Dr. Darrell C. Scott has given his life to spreading the word of God and helping those in need.
Harold Hamm, Continental Resources
Harold Hamm is an American entrepreneur and played a key role in the development of the technologies behind the United States’ recent renaissance in oil and natural gas production.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
A candidate in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, Scott Walker is the 45th governor of Wisconsin.
Lynne Patton, The Eric Trump Foundation
Lynne Patton is Vice President of The Eric Trump Foundation and Senior Assistant to Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump, Jr.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Video
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio was a candidate in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.
Eric Trump, Executive Vice President of The Trump Organization
Eric Trump currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions for The Trump Organization.
Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Callista Gingrich, President of Gingrich Productions
A candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, Newt Gingrich is best known as the architect of the Contract with America.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Candidate for Vice President
Mike Pence was elected the 50th Governor of the State of Indiana in 2012.
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SOURCE 2016 Republican National Convention