Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Former President Bill Clinton, and Dr. Jill Biden to speak at the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Aug. 18th, 2020.
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Former President Bill Clinton and progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are scheduled to speak Tuesday throughout the second evening of the Democratic National Convention.
The conference, which is being held nearly throughout the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off Monday with speakers including former first lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Bernie Sanders. The high-profile figures threw the full weight of their help behind Joe Biden, whereas serving up scorching criticism of President Donald Trump.
“If you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can; and they will if we don’t make a change in this election,” Obama said in her remarks.
The speakers for Day 2 of the four-night conference are slated to start at 9 p.m. ET. In addition to Clinton and Ocasio-Cortez, former Secretary of State and 2004 Democratic nominee John Kerry can also be scheduled to speak, together with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and former performing U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates. Jill Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee’s spouse, is scheduled to headline the night.
The DNC can also be set to broadcast a collaborative keynote handle that options 17 “rising stars” inside the occasion who will ship remarks from throughout the nation. They embrace former Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams, Rep. Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania and Texas Rep. Colin Allred.
C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC and PBS will present the full two hours of the conference every evening. Fox News, CBS, ABC and NBC will present the 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. hour.
Here are the essential audio system for Tuesday evening:
- Former performing U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates
- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
- Former Secretary of State John Kerry
- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
- Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del.
- Former President Bill Clinton
- Former second woman Jill Biden (10 p.m. hour)
- Keynote audio system: Former Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams, Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa., Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, State Sen. Raumesh Akbari, D-Tenn., Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., State Sen. Yvanna Cancela, D-Nev., former State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, D-Ohio, Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, D-Fla., Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, D-Calif., State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, D-Pa., State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-S.C., State Rep. Mari Manoogian, D-Mich., State Rep. Victoria Neave, D-Texas, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, State Rep. Sam Park, D-Ga., State Rep. Denny Ruprecht, D-N.H., Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, D-Ala.