Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president this year, but that hasn’t stopped some of these prominent GOP leaders from skipping the Republican National Convention in protest.
Here are the top ten Republicans who have said they will not attend the convention:
All of the Bushes: George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and Jeb Bush
Neither Jeb Bush nor his father George Bush 41 nor brother George W Bush 43 will attend GOP convention in Cleveland. pic.twitter.com/QRkXNUG6qc
— Christopher T George (@CThompsonGeorge) July 12, 2016
— John Childers (@myaggiedadmom) May 7, 2016
Mitt Romney isn't coming to Cleveland for the Republican National Convention: Ohio Politics Roundup https://t.co/JaqdB3QuoU
— Mitt Romney Daily (@MittRomneyDaily) May 9, 2016
— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) July 7, 2016
— Fernando F. Carrillo (@nandito94) June 6, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich to skip Republican National Convention in Cleveland https://t.co/tDFSN8SVLZ
— John Kasich (@JohnKasichNews) June 28, 2016
NH & NC-Sen: Kelly Ayotte (R) & Richard Burr (R) Hint That They'll Skip GOP Convention https://t.co/8DEOo1vRwy
— Denise Oliver-Velez (@Deoliver47) April 12, 2016
Rand Paul says he's going to be in Kentucky during GOP convention
— Ali Rogin (@AliABCNews) July 13, 2016
It’s a shame that so many are willing to openly spite Trump’s convention, but it doesn’t seem like many will miss them.
List of Republicans planning to skip convention | Fox News | https://t.co/adnUflI0v8
Good good good.Bunch of losers. We don't want you.
— Joe (@joe2sa) May 31, 2016
— James O'Connor (@JOC213) May 31, 2016
— Susan Stapel (@StapelSusan) May 30, 2016
Looks like a great list. Hope they keep their word. List of Republicans planning to skip RNC convention | Fox https://t.co/dOdjICT8t2
— Thornton Crowe (@thorntoncrowe) May 30, 2016
Whoa! Looks like the establishment wasn’t really that welcomed in the first place.