Here we go. With the Republican National Convention just three weeks away, the roster of speakers is starting to trickle out. Headliners will include Gov. Nikki Haley, former Gov. Mike Huckabee and McCain.
One question: They did confirm it's JOHN McCain, right? #shudder
— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) August 6, 2012
Fear not. The Republican National Committee confirms that it’s Sen. John McCain, not Meghan McCain. So there’s that.
"I am so glad John McCain is speaking at the GOP Convention," said no one ever.
— Susan Cloud (@ProducerSusan) August 6, 2012
More on the speakers:
— 2012 GOP Convention (@GOPconvention) August 6, 2012
- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, the first female governor of South Carolina and the youngest sitting governor in the United States;
- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, the 44th governor of Arkansas and 2008 presidential candidate is a NY Times best-selling author, radio and television show host;
- Ohio Governor John Kasich, former House Budget Committee chairman;
- New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, the first female Hispanic governor in the U.S. and the first female governor of New Mexico;
- Arizona Senator John McCain, the party’s 2008 nominee, now serving his fifth term in the U.S. Senate;
- Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, America’s 66th secretary of state and the first African-American female to hold the position; and
- Florida Governor Rick Scott, from the convention host state.
Donald Trump also believes he’ll have a role at the convention.
Trump: RNC wants me to have a role at the GOP convention. http://t.co/R4PNeBBZ
— Christian Heinze (@CPHeinze) August 6, 2012
No official announcement on that one.