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Good evening I'm Bret -- welcome back to the Tampa Bay times forum where in about an hour.
The Republican Convention will gavel back into session.
Night two of speeches after a delayed start.
The headliner tonight vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
But most of the buzz in this hall today was about and Romney and her get to know -- speech last night.
Shannon -- talks with mrs.
Romney a bit later first chief political correspondent Carl Cameron on Mitt Romney's quick road trip to court some very special -- It's.
The morning after his wife and New Jersey governor Chris Christie addressed the Republican National Convention.
Mitt Romney left Tampa for a speech to The American Legion convention in Indianapolis.
Emphasizing a deep commitment to help unemployed veterans and to stop the Obama administration's defense cuts he says would hurt the already anemic Obama economy.
Where the president has failed believe me we will protect our national offense from cuts that jeopardize critical missions.
Bridge let down our veterans.
We will welcome them home to a booming economy.
And the jobs they need worries dodge the tough choices will confront them cannot.
-- expressed relief that it appears Isaak will not cause the kind of devastation Katrina did seven years ago today.
Despite his convention he said he welcomes any opportunity to speak to veterans are foreign policy should take a page from the US Marine Corps.
No better friend no worse enemy.
-- focused on defense and foreign policy hours before too heavy hitters address the convention on foreign policy tonight.
Former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice who was considered as a possible running mate and sat in the VIP box at Romney's side last night.
And 2008 GOP nominee John McCain a decorated Vietnam War hero and former POW.
Both will serve as opening acts for the star the evening running mate Paul Ryan.
The Wisconsin congressman now only nineteen days on the ticket familiarized himself with a podium for his address tonight make what you'll hear tonight is a few things one a lot of Janesville.
A lot of where he comes from and who he has.
The serious deconstruction.
Of the Obama record -- the Obama agenda.
And in the case for Mitt Romney a new pew poll says when asked to describe Ryan 26% said conservative 25% called an intelligent and 22 called -- unknown.
Underscoring the pressure he faces tonight when he introduces himself to much of the public for the first time.
Romney stole the show last night with a warmly received portrayal of her husband's personal side.
Chris Christie got some mixed reviews in part for not mentioning Romney to late in his remarks he explained it this morning.
I really thought that my job that's life was so lay -- both the stakes in this elections.
The choice in this election.
-- is commute to Indiana took a couple of hours each way for less than an hour on the ground in Indianapolis at The American Legion that he planned to come right back to Tampa.
In order to be in his hotel room and watched Paul Ryan's speech brought.
Carl thank you while the main.
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