Watch: Day 1 of the Republican National Convention
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<p>CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, bangs the gavel to officially open the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 1:32 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated2016-07-18 23:33:41-04
The 2016 Republican National Convention kicked off early Monday afternoon in Cleveland. Monday's section of the convention will feature speakers from politics, entertainment and sports promoting Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
The convention will culminate Thursday with Trump formally accepting the GOP's presidential nomination.
Video provided by the Republican National Convention:
Here were Monday's featured speakers:
Actors Scott Baio and Antonio Sabito.
Reality TV star Willie Robertson
Trump's wife Melania Trump
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
Former NYC mayor Rudy Giulani
Gov. Rick Perry
Sens. Jeff Sessions and Tom Cotton
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