On the Trail: August 30, 2012
August 30th, 2012
08:00 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: August 30, 2012

(CNN) - It’s a quiet day on the campaign trail Thursday as all eyes are on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Mitt Romney is scheduled to accept his party’s nomination for president in a big primetime speech at 10 p.m. ET.

See a schedule of the day’s events after the jump.

8:30 a.m. ET - The Wisconsin Delegation holds a breakfast in Tampa.

10:00 a.m. ET -
Romney adviser Russ Schriefer, RNC press secretary Kyle Downey hold a conference call with reporters.

11 a.m. ET -
Condoleezza Rice attends an event for the Ebony Elephant Foundation.

11 a.m. ET – Sen. Dick Durbin, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter hold a DNC “Counter-Convention” press conference in Tampa.

2 p.m. ET – Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, and Sandra Fluke hold a DNC “Counter-Convention” press conference in Tampa.

4 p.m. ET - Americans for Prosperity Chairman Art Pope and AFP Foundation Chairman David Koch attend "A Salute to Entrepreneurs Building America" in Tampa.

7 p.m. ET - Rep. Connie Mack of Florida, Newt and Callista Gingrich, Craig Romney, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Bob White, Grant Bennett, and Tom Stemberg deliver remarks at the RNC in Tampa.

9 p.m ET – Former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey, Jane Edmond and Olympians Michael Eruzione, Derek Parra and Kim Rhode deliver remarks at the RNC in Tampa.

10 p.m. ET -
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida introduces Mitt Romney for his acceptance speech.

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