Washington Journal

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    6:59 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reactions to protests on the Republican National Convention floor. The Republican National Convention themed “Make America Safe Again” began the previous day. Peter Slen, at the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., addressed Melania Trump’s speech from day one, and outlined the remainder of the convention’s events and speakers. Kyle Cheney, speaking by phone, talked about the protest that broke out during the first day of convention in which some delegates were attempting to force a roll call vote on the…

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    7:37 AM EDT

    Cecil Stinemetz on Republican National Convention Protest

    Cecil Stinemetz, a Republican National Convention delegate from Iowa, talked about Monday’s failed effort to force a roll call vote on the convention’s rules.

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    8:15 AM EDT

    Rachel Hoff on the Republican National Convention

    Rachel Hoff talked about the Republican National Convention and her role as a delegate for the District of Columbia and Republican National Committee Platform Committee member. She discussed her part as the first openly gay member of the committee as well as what happened on the first day on the convention floor. At the end of the segment Peter Slen, at the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., read news stories from the first day of the Republican National Convention.

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    8:47 AM EDT

    James Bopp on the Republican National Convention

    James Bopp talked about his role as special counsel to the RNC Rules Committee and as an Indiana delegate. He was also the lawyer for the landmark Citizens United Supreme Court decision. He discussed the protests from delegates on the first day of the Republican National Convention. At the end of the segment, Angie Lowrie, director of the Cleveland History Center, showed displays from the center’s “Politics and Power in Cleveland” exhibit.

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    9:25 AM EDT

    Joe Arpaio on the Republican National Convention

    Joe Arpaio, a sheriff from Maricopa County, Arizona and a RNC Delegate, talked about recent acts of violence against police officers in the cities of Baton Rouge and Dallas, as well as Republican presidential presumptive nominee Donald Trump’s approach to illegal immigration. He also responded to viewer questions and comments on the open telephone lines.

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    10:00 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls ahead of day two of the Republican National Convention taking place in Cleveland. Viewers responded to the questions, “How has this convention unfolded, and what do you expect for the rest of the week?” Darrel Rowland, speaking by phone, reviewed the previous day’s opening session of the Republican National Convention, and previewed speakers for day two. Throughout the program Peter Slen, at the C-SPAN News Desk in Washington, D.C., read tweets and new stories about the Republican National Convention.…

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    10:35 AM EDT

    Darrel Rowland on the Republican National Convention

    Over the phone, Darrel Rowland, public affairs editor at the Columbus Dispatch, reviewed the previous day’s opening session of the Republican National Convention, and previewed speakers for day two. He weighed in on delegate protest for a roll call vote and how the remainder of the convention will consequentially unfold.