2016 Republican National Convention: Schedule, themes and headline speakers

Here is a rundown of the key themes and headlining speakers at the 2016 Republican National Convention, according to a release from convention CEO Jeff Larson.

The nightly descriptions are excerpted from the RNC release:

Monday: Make America Safe Again

From the RNC: "A Donald Trump administration will listen to and learn from our nation's heroes who have put themselves in harm's way and pursue a national security strategy and foreign policy that will strengthen our military and make America safe again."

Melania Trump
Lieutenant General (ret.) Michael Flynn
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (Iowa)
Jason Beardsley
U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke (Mont.)
Other Speakers:
Scott Baio
Willie Robertson
Rick Perry
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (Ark.)
Rudy Giuliani

Tuesday: Make America Work Again

From the RNC: "Donald Trump is a successful businessman with a solid record of creating jobs and the experience we need to get America's economy up and running ... and get Americans working again."

Tiffany Trump
Kerry Woolard
Donald Trump, Jr.
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.)
Ben Carson
Kimberlin Brown
Other Speakers:
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Wednesday: Make America First Again

From the RNC: "Under a Trump administration, America will once again be a beacon of progress and opportunity."

Lynne Patton
Eric Trump
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich
Indiana Governor Mike Pence
Other Speakers:
Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.)
Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Thursday: Make America One Again

From the RNC: "Donald Trump will move our country beyond the divisive identity politics that have been holding us back by restoring leadership, building trust, and focusing on our shared love of country and our common goal of making America great again."

Peter Thiel
Tom Barrack
Ivanka Trump
Donald Trump
Other Speakers:
RNC Chairman Reince Preibus
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin
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