- The Washington Times - Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Republican National Convention released its final speaker’s list Sunday afternoon, highlighting the prominent role his family will play, along with the other headliners.

The convention said each day will have a theme, riffing off of Mr. Trump’s campaign slogan to “Make America Great Again.” Monday’s theme will be making America “safe again,” Tuesday is putting America to “work again,” Wednesday will focus on putting America “first again” and the final night, when Mr. Trump speaks, will promote making “America one again.”

The headlining speakers are a major departure from previous conventions, which have focused on major figures in the party — usually governors and senators with a national reputation. In 2012, President Obama had former President Clinton deliver a major speech.

But Mr. Trump will instead rely on lower-profile politicians, including two Republican women who won Senate seats in 2014, and on non-politicians.

Here’s the list of daily themes and headline speakers, as provided by the GOP:



Monday: Make America Safe Again
Headliners: Melania Trump, Lieutenant General (ret.) Michael Flynn, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Jason Beardsley and U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke (Mont.).


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Tuesday: Make America Work Again
Headliners: Tiffany Trump, Kerry Woolard, Donald Trump, Jr., U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Ben Carson and Kimberlin Brown.

Wednesday: Make America First Again
Headliners: Lynne Patton; Eric Trump; former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, and Indiana Governor Mike Pence, whom Donald Trump has chosen as his vice presidential running mate.

Thursday: Make America One Again
Headliners: Peter Thiel, Tom Barrack, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump

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