News Actions Facebook Tweet Email WATCH LIVE: RNC officially kicks off in Cleveland Posted at 12:56 PM, Jul 18, 2016 and last updated 2016-07-18 12:56:24-04 The RNC officially kicks off at 1 p.m. in Cleveland.WATCH LIVE HERE. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Download our streaming app on your favorite device. Click here for more.