TAMPA - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has been added to the roster of key speakers at the Republican National Convention August 27- 30, according to RNC Chairman Reince Priebus.
Bondi is one of five elected officials, including Texas Republican U.S. Senate Nominee Ted Cruz, Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens, former chairman of the Cobb County Commission and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, announced as speakers Wednesday.
Bondi will stand behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and advocate for a reduction in government regulation.
"The government takeovers coming out of Washington have to stop. As an attorney general, we are constantly fighting the federal government back from overreaching and over-regulating - from the EPA to health care,” Bondi said in a statement.
“We want to help businesses create jobs for our people, not regulate and tax them into bankruptcy. Mitt Romney will fight for our job-creators, and I am honored to be a part of his nomination to be the next president later this month in the great state of Florida," she continued .
On Tuesday, Priebus unveiled other key Republicans speakers for the convention including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.
Dates and times for each speaker have not been released by the RNC at this time.
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