July 2005-

RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman delivered remarks today before the national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The following is the complete text of Chairman Mehlman’s speech as prepared for delivery.

CHAIRMAN KEN MEHLMAN: Chairman Bond, thank you for the invitation. First, let me extend my heartfelt congratulations to your new President. I not only look forward to working with President Gordon, but to rebuilding the historic relationship between the NAACP and the Republican Party. Bruce and I have already spent some time together and I hope we will be able to work on many issues in the coming weeks and months and years.

The full transcript of Ken Mehlman’s 2005 remarks before the NAACP as Chairman of the RNC are available here: https://kenmehlman.com/ken-mehlman-remarks-at-naacp/