On the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention, traditional Republicans like former UN ambassador Nikki Haley and Sen. Tim Scott delivered speeches that sharply contrasted with the Trump enthusiasts who spoke, like Donald Trump Jr. and former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew makes sense of the varied night.
Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter. @galendruke
Clare Malone is a senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight. @ClareMalone
Perry Bacon Jr. is a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight. @perrybaconjr
Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight. @natesilver538