The RNC Sketchbook: Day 1

by / Jul. 19, 2016 6am EST

Our man in Cleveland, Marquil from EmpireWire, sends back pages from his sketchpad. 

Sunday afternoon: NYGOP Chairman Ed Cox greets the press

NY delegation’s breakfast guest, former Speaker of the House and VP candidate honorable mention, Newt Gingrich.

Ohio’s “open carry” gun policy does not extend to Cleveland’s Marriott Renaissance Hotel, home of the New York GOP delegation.

Monday morning: Economist & Media personality Lawrence Kudlow delivers applause lines at NY delegations “Make America Safe Again” breakfast

Representative Chris Collins (R-NY 27th District) took calls while waiting for breakfast. 

Open carry (and lowered flags) on display in Cleveland’s Public Square