The 2016 Republican National Convention is taking place from July 18-21 in Cleveland, Ohio. This will be the third time in history that Cleveland has hosted the event and the first time since 1936. Damn, is there anything LeBron James can’t do!? Let’s break down all the ways you can keep up with all the hot political action taking place at the Quicken Loans Arena.
2016 RNC Viewing Details for Monday, July 18th
Date: Monday, July 18, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Theme: Make America Safe Again
RNC Speakers on Monday, July 18th
– Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani
– Melania Trump, Trump’s wife
– Antonio Sabato, Jr., soap opera actor
– Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry
– Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn
– Pat Smith, mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith
– Jason Beardsley, Concerned Veterans for America
– Willie Robertson, chief executive of Duck Commander and Buck Commander, and star of “Duck Dynasty.”
– Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.)
– Scott Baio, actor and television producer best known for his roles in “Happy Days,” “Joanie Loves Chachi,” and “Charles In Charge.”
– Mark Geist, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, served in Benghazi, Libya
– John Tiegen, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, served in Benghazi
– Kent Terry and Kelly Terry-Willis, whose brother, a Border Patrol agent, was killed under a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives effort to track AK- 47 style rifles being smuggled across the border
– Mary Ann Mendoza, whose son was killed by an unauthorized immigrant driving drunk
– Sabine Durden, whose son was killed by an unauthorized immigrant who was driving without a license and without insurance
– Jamiel Shaw, whose son was killed by an unauthorized immigrant
– House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas)
– Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke
– Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), former star of MTV’s “The Real World.”
– Rachel Campos Duffy, spokeswoman for the Libre Initiative, a Hispanic outreach group funded by energy executives Charles and David Koch.
– El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn
– U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) Karen Vaughn,whose son, a Navy SEAL, was killed in Afghanistan.
– U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)
– U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)
How To Watch 2016 Republican National Convention
* All Times EST.
There’s a ton of different ways to follow along with the convention, but C-SPAN is your best bet. From 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., C-SPAN will have live coverage of the convention.
PBS will run coverage from 8:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m., while CBS, NBC, and ABC will run coverage from 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Starting at 1:00 p.m., CNN will have 24-hour coverage of the convention.