Romney Won’t Attend GOP Convention With Presumptive Nominee Trump

Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, to endorse Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, center, accompanied by Romney's wife Ann. (AP Photo/... Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, to endorse Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, center, accompanied by Romney's wife Ann. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) MORE LESS
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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney isn’t planning on attending the GOP convention that will presumably nominate Donald Trump.

“Governor Romney has no plans to attend convention,” an aide to the former Massachusetts governor told The Washington Post on Thursday.

In early March, Romney railed against Trump on national television in a last-ditch effort to unite the fractured Republican Party against him and prevent him from obtaining the nomination. Romney walked viewers through what a Trump presidency would look like and questioned his business practices.

Romney later appeared on the campaign trail alongside Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Trump’s win in the Indiana primary on Tuesday paved his way to the nomination and both remaining candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Kasich, dropped out of the race shortly thereafter.

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  1. There goes the Mormon (second ‘m’ is silent) vote.

  2. There will not be a single living past GOP nominee at the Convention. HW and W are both skipping it. McCain is skipping it. Romney is skipping it.

    I suppose they might dig up the festering remains of Reagan, but that’s about the best they can do. Though I suspect he will dissolve into dust in protest if they try.

  3. He had a previously scheduled date, with a horse, named Ann, er, Rafalca.

    They say Stevie Nicks’ lawyers will be there to hammer out the finer points of her next song.

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