Due to Hurricane Gustav and storms expected to hit the Gulf states, most activities are being suspended at the Republican National Convention Monday. The Republican National Committee is still holding activities required to constitute a convention such as electing their convention officers and officially adopting their party platform. Delegates from states like Mississippi and Louisiana have been offered a chance to fly home, some have done so.
On Sunday, the White House announced President Bush and Vice President Cheney will not be in the Twin Cities. If there is a session Monday, Bush will speak via satellite.
Also on Sunday, presumptive Republican Presidential Nominee John McCain urged putting aside party politics and coming together as Americans. McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis says the agenda of the convention will be determined on a day to day basis