The Republican Convention Kicks Off in Cleveland; Policing the Convention; How Republicans Nominate

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Corporate sponsors and Wall Street executives are staying away from the RNC and DNC.

Coming up on today's show:

  • It's Day One of the Republican convention! Buzzfeed's Ben Smith and WNYC and NJPR's Matt Katz discuss what's coming up. 
  • Norm Stamper, the former Seattle Police Chief, talks about what he learned handling angry crowds during the WTO protests in 1999.
  • Our #30Issues series focuses on the Republican nomination process this week, with Geoffrey Cowan of the Annenberg Foundation Trust.
  • Rashad Robinson of the civil rights group Color of Change discusses his group's campaign to pressure major corporations to protest Trump by divesting from the RNC.