WASHINGTON — Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus and Co-Chair Sharon Day released the following message on Independence Day:
“I want to wish everyone a very happy Fourth of July,” said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. “As we celebrate the day of our country’s birth with fireworks, barbeques, and parades, let us remember the true reason why we are celebrating: on this day in 1776, a group of patriots declared America a new and free nation. Today we also remember all of those in the armed forces who have for generations fought to defend our liberties, and who are still today making sacrifices of home and family to maintain our freedoms.”
The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland, Ohio at the Quicken Loans Arena July 18-21, 2016.
The Republican National Committee (RNC), the convention will host approximately 2,470 delegates and 2,302 alternate delegates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five territories.
The convention will also include approximately 15,000 credentialed media—an international press corps second only in size to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games—as well as a global audience that will witness a front row seat online thanks to our Internet and social media efforts.
Nearly 120 staffers will eventually live, dine and shop in the Cleveland area in preparation for the 2016 Republ...