Donald Trump will be in Cleveland Monday, the first official day of the Republican National Convention.
Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign manager, confirmed at a media conference Monday morning that the presidential candidate would be in town. Trump later tweeted that he was looking forward to attending the convention Monday.
Looking forward to being at the convention tonight to watch all of the wonderful speakers including my wife, Melania. Place looks beautiful!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 18, 2016
Trump will take the floor around 10 p.m. to introduce his wife, Melania, before she addresses the crowd.
After Melania's speech, both will return to New York until Wednesday, when they come back to Cleveland.
The theme for Monday's event is 'Make America Safe Again.'
The following guests will speak at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday, according to a press release from the GOP:
- Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander, star of Duck Dynasty
- Governor Rick Perry, Former Governor of Texas
- Marcus Luttrell, U.S. Navy SEAL
- Scott Baio, Actor and Television Producer
- Pat Smith, Mother of Benghazi victim, Sean Smith
- Mark Geist, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Fought in Battle of Benghazi
- John Tiegen, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Fought in Battle of Benghazi
- Kent Terry and Kelly Terry-Willis, The Brian Terry Foundation
- Antonio Sabato, Jr., Actor
- Mary Ann Mendoza, Immigration Reform Advocate
- Sabine Durden, Immigration Reform Advocate
- Jamiel Shaw, Immigration Reform Advocate
- U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (TX-10)
- David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County
- U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (WI-7)
- Rachel Campos Duffy, Author and Commentator
- Darryl Glenn, El Paso County Commissioner
- U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas)
- Karen Vaughn, Mother of fallen U.S. Navy SEAL
- U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama)
- Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City
- Melania Trump, Businesswoman and Wife of Donald Trump
- Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, U.S. Army (ret.)
- U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)
- Jason Beardsley, former Master Sergeant, U.S. Special Forces
U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (MT)