The Chronicle Covers The Conventions

Hofstra’s student newspaper covers the national conventions.

Rudy Giuliani Not To Deliver GOP Keynote

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MINNEAPOLIS–Former New York City Mayor, and 2008 presidential candidate, Rudy Giuliani will not be delivering the convention’s keynote address Tuesday, the Republican National Committee announced in its latest schedule update.

The GOP said another former McCain rival, former Sen. Fred Thompson (Tenn.), and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) will take Giuliani’s slot.

(Associated Press)

–Samuel Rubenfeld

Update: Giuliani is expected to speak Wednesday or Thursday, according to the above AP report.

2nd Update: Giuliani did speak Tuesday morning to the New Hampshire and South Carolina delegations, where he said Palin has more experience than Obama. And after the New York GOP breakfast, Chairman Joseph Mondello said Giuliani held an “upscale” cigar party last night with “a fistful” of members of Congress and Governors.

Written by chroniclenews

September 2, 2008 at 11:41 am

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