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What to watch this week at the GOP convention


What to watch at the 2016 Republican National Convention, subject to change:


2-6 and 8-11 p.m.: Convention business sessions

Speakers focusing on the Sept. 11, 2011, attack on a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and border patrol agents, followed by Jamiel Shaw Sr., who advocated for toughening immigration laws after his son was killed by an undocumented immigrant in 2008; U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani; presumptive nominee Donald Trump’s wife, Melania; and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and others


5:30 to 11 p.m.: Convention business session

Speakers focusing on the economy: Dana White, president of the mixed-martial arts Ultimate Fighting Championship; Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson; former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey; retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn; U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Trump’s daughter, Tiffany, and son, Donald Trump Jr., and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a former 2016 GOP presidential hopeful


7 to 11 p.m.: Convention business session, including election of presidential nominee

Speakers include: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi; Eileen Collins, the first woman space shuttle mission commander; former U.S. House Speaker and 2012 GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich; former 2016 GOP presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas; Trump’s son, Eric; professional golfer Natalie Gulbis, and the nominee for vice president, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence


7:30 to 11 p.m.: Convention business session, including the nominee’s acceptance speech

Speakers include: Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow; U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.; Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin; Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus; Florida Gov. Rick Scott; Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel; Thomas Barrack Jr., who helped start a pro-Trump super PAC; Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, and Trump.

SOURCE: New York Times reporting from a non-official schedule the newspaper obtained