The opening day of the RNC convention was marked by demonstrations outside and political chaos inside the Quicken Loans Arena. Delegates from at least nine states wanted a state-by-state vote on whether delegates could go against convention rules, and vote for the nominee by conscience rather than by how they were assigned to vote. To discuss, Richard Viguerie, chairman of, joins ‘News with Ed’ and says that the “GOP establishment is out of touch with the grassroots.”

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.