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An estimated 50000 people expected in Tampa for the Republican National Convention and we've been reporting things have not gone as originally planned.
The decision to postpone the convention because of tropical storm Isaac has officials moving quickly to rework their schedule for the rest of the week.
Joining us now aren't solutions director Sean Spicer.
The convention officially kicks off tomorrow with the a regular schedule for about ten minutes and then recess on how -- -- -- work.
Well as you mentioned we're gonna take -- off tomorrow.
Will gavel then we'll immediately recess and we'll start our programming to stay at 2 o'clock.
So we're gonna have a great three day convention.
Adjust the schedule just a -- we have the same headliners we've got to -- Everybody that was scheduled to speak still speaking and making -- proper adjustments to ensure that we have a fantastic convention allows America to.
To get to see Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan understand them from a variety -- points and understand their vision for the future.
You know show on Tuesday is -- want to say that I see on the schedule and I'm counting some thirteen maybe fourteen if you count like one on video speeches.
And they are.
Just before 10 o'clock and at that point it's really when things get rolling along how are you gonna get all that in a school we see.
-- you're gonna see and Romney and excuse me -- and Romney.
We've got a ton of speakers from -- some members of congress.
Governors some of the best and brightest and our party small business owners it's just a great night actually every night we've we've lined it up with you some of the the rock stars not in our party but throughout America who can speak to Mitt Romney.
What his presidency would mean to them in their vision for the future.
So I think every one of these nights you're just gonna see a tremendous amount of talent out there on the stage and it's something that we help every American has an opportunity tune into.
You know in addition to some of the speakers that we would recognize in the political realm I see that actress Janine Turner is on -- you've got some celebrity showing up to.
Let's fast forward if we can't -- Thursday night.
You know -- people see on that night.
Well they're gonna see a bunch of things obviously senator Marco Rubio this just.
A fantastic rising -- -- -- party will introduce Mitt Romney and then obviously the main attraction that night will be when America gets to hear from the governor himself.
Any talks about a better future.
And his vision in his policy and how he wants to move this country forward get the economy moving.
Help college costs and energy independence in this country so I that's sort -- -- all of this builds up to that big Thursday night speech with the governor himself.
Gets to put it in his own words.
-- some before I let you go candidates hope to get a bounce from the conventions and I vastness of a lot of analysts but I'm curious from someone who works directly with.
The Republican National Committee how much does this convention matter -- your presumptive nominee push -- to win the White House.
I think it's one several upcoming events it's important for this time there's many people who watch -- -- Tune into politics a lot but for a lot of Americans this will be their first time to really hear beyond a 32 commercial the governor his family.
And other people lay out who Mitt Romney is and why he cares so much about.
Putting this country first and and helping -- come back from where it currently stands.
So I don't know what number -- -- -- but I will tell you this I feel very confident that we come out of there.
The level of enthusiasm for Mitt Romney Paul Ryan is going to be unbelievable as we head into the final stretch of this campaign.
Well I see the schedule as long I've got several pages of it here before -- let you go any surprise maybe just even a hint of something that we.
Wouldn't think that -- -- I think you're gonna have to wait and see what it is it's great as it stands I don't know how many more surprises we can cut that.
If I can Harris I just say you know you guys have been doing -- his job covering this.
Our our number one priority though as we move forward is the safety and and well being of not just the people here in the Tampa Bay community of an excellent -- But the people that are visiting here and anyone that maybe in the -- of the potential storm is in the -- -- -- and continue to kind of keep an eye on this and and really do we can make sure that that this is a great convention.
One that we ensure the safety -- for the people here.
Sean Spicer communications director for the RNC we appreciate your time thank you very much at the -- convention you Matt -- thank you well this the of.
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