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Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)
August 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
5420333003Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Thursday's program includes speeches from Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Clint Eastwood plus Gov. Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech. Also: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Mark Shields, David Brooks, and special guests, including Haley Barbour, Dick Durbin and Mitch McConnell.2012-08-30 07:00:00disabled2274586420200652Bypassing media norms, Trump offers challenges for newsroomsSince his election, President-elect Donald Trump hasn't held a single, formal press conference, and has repeatedly traveled without the press pool assigned to cover him. Instead, expressing his open disdain for the media, he's communicated with the public directly, often through Twitter. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Micheline Maynard of Forbes.2016-12-07 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSO7UI-320x196.jpgyWCmccXWweE200649What do latest Trump administration picks say?With the naming of Linda McMahon to head the Small Business Administration, President-elect Trump has now named numerous billionaires as leaders in his administration. Sean Spicer, chief strategist for the Republican National Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the significance of the latest figures named to the administration, plus remarks by first lady Michelle Obama.2016-12-07 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSU2IF-320x196.jpg2365910482N1wZZbCFoiw200639Ambassador, small business advocate among latest Trump picksPresident-elect Donald Trump announced he'll nominate Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as ambassador to China. Meanwhile, media outlets reported that retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is the choice for secretary of homeland security and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for the Environmental Protection Agency. Lisa Desjardins reports.2016-12-07 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSUXVM-320x196.jpg2365910474O4qVgtLJjeA
The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, including speeches and analysis.
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