Vice President Mike Pence Accepts Republican Nomination On Day Three Of RNC

Day 3 of the Republican National Convention continued on Wednesday under the theme “America, Land of Heroes” with Vice President Mike Pence closing out the evening from Fort McHenry in Baltimore.

Pence spoke directly to those in the path of Hurricane Laura before accepting the nomination for vice president, saying, “Our prayers are with you tonight, and our administration is working closely with authorities in the states that will be impacted … this is a serious storm.” At the conclusion of Pence’s remarks President Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined the vice president on the stage.

In addition to VP Pence, speakers included Second lady Karen Pence; the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump; former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell; Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw; Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, who recently announced that she would be leaving her role at the White House in September.

Watch live: Republican National Convention — Night 3


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