More speakers announced for GOP convention

Aug. 7, 2012 at 11:29 AM
1 of 3
| License Photo

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Republican National Committee said it has added former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to the list of convention speakers.

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin have also been selected to speak at the convention, USA Today reported Tuesday.

Santorum is the first of Mitt Romney's former rivals for the 2012 Republican nomination to be announced as a speaker.

Paul is a Tea Party favorite and the son of Rep. Ron Paul of Texas who also ran for the GOP nomination.

No dates or times for the speakers had been announced.

The GOP convention will be held Aug. 27-30 in Tampa, Fla.

Among the speakers announced earlier are former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Sen. John McCain and Govs. Nikki Haley of South Carolina, Susana Martinez of New Mexico, John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Scott of Florida.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Oklahoma Supreme Court denies rehearing, again orders removal of Ten Commandments statue
Plane crash kills four in Wisconsin
North Korea is 'source country' for forced labor, sex trafficking, says report
FDA bans import of some cilantro from Mexico due to feces contamination
Hackers threaten to release Planned Parenthood internal emails