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The town hall will be at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 12 in New York City

CNN's Jake Tapper will moderate the event

(CNN) —  

CNN is set to host a town hall with House Speaker Paul Ryan in New York City on Tuesday, July 12, just days before the Republican National Convention.

Ryan will take questions from CNN’s Jake Tapper, who will moderate the one-hour event, as well as from audience members regarding the current state of the Republican Party and Ryan’s strategy for the GOP to keep the majority of the House in November.

Ryan, in his capacity as House speaker, will chair the GOP convention in Cleveland, which officially begins July 18.

The town hall, which will be held at 9 p.m. ET and will air on CNN, CNN International and CNN en Espanol, and will be live-streamed online and across mobile devices via CNNgo.