Eight Republicans have qualified for Wednesday night’s first 2024 presidential primary debate in Milwaukee, the Republican National Committee announced Monday.
The list of debate participants includes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former Vice President Mike Pence, former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum.
While former President Donald Trump met the requirements for the debate stage, he declined the invite and has refused to sign the RNC’s pledge to support the eventual nominee.