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Jeb Bush Added to List of Republican National Convention Speakers


Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has released a second round of speakers' names for the Aug. 27-30 event. Among them is Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

As listed on, additional speakers announced this morning include:

  • Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, the first woman to serve as both Oklahoma lieutenant governor and governor, and the first woman elected to Congress from Oklahoma since the 1920s;
  • U.S. Senator Rand Paul, junior senator from Kentucky and founder of the U.S. Senate Tea Party Caucus; and
  • Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, 2012 presidential primary candidate, and U.S. Senator (1995-2007) and U.S. Representative (1991-1995) from Pennsylvania.

On Monday, the RNC released its initial roster of speakers, which includes Gov. Rick Scott. You can see that list here.