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What Twitter Has to Say About the Monday Republican Convention

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Nikki Haley, Donald Trump Jr., and Matt Gaetz are seen against a red background surrounded by white stars and a sign reading "2020 Republican National Convention."
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The 2020 Republican National Convention kicks off today, with the evening’s speech docket featuring such esteemed luminaries of the conservative movement as the president’s son Donald Trump Jr.; his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle; the St. Louis couple who waved guns at Black Lives Matter protesters; and a Montana coffeeshop owner. Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, members of Congress, and President Donald Trump himself will also address the crowd. To guide you through the evening, we’ve rounded up top liberal and conservative commentators below. You’ll see liberal tweets on the left and conservative tweets on the right.

See more of Slate’s coverage of the 2020 election.

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