What to Know About How the 2020 Republican National Convention Will Work





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Aside from the president's acceptance speech, a number of other notable conservative figures will speak.

That list includes former Ambassador Nikki Haley and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and four of Trump's children —  Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump and Tiffany Trump — along with more everyday figures most recognizable from various news events, such as a St. Louis couple recorded pointing their guns at protesters this summer.

"For the next four nights, expect to hear from front-line workers, moms, veterans, factory workers, small business owners, law enforcement and diverse up-and-coming leaders of the party, all sharing their stories about how President Trump’s policies have improved their lives and opened the door for a better future," Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Monday.

Notably absent, however, will be previous Republican leaders like President George W. Bush and Sen. Matt Romney, both of whom Trump has criticized — and been criticized in turn.

How to watch

While viewers will be able to watch the convention on cable networks like CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, the RNC will also be streamed via social media — including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.

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