Mitt Romney Will Skip Donald Trump’s Nomination Convention

Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican party at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the campus of the University of Utah on March 3, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah
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Republican nominee Mitt Romney says he won’t be attending Donald Trump’s nominating convention in July.

“Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, plans to skip this summer’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland where Donald Trump will be officially nominated — an unusual move that underscores the deep unease many Republican leaders have about the brash celebrity mogul as their standard bearer,” the Post reports, adding that a Romney staffer said, “Governor Romney has no plans to attend convention.”

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