Ivanka Trump just put Romney and the Bushes on full blast when she responded to their decision to skip the RNC. You’re going to love this.
Ivanka Trump says Republicans refusing to come to this week’s GOP convention in Cleveland will be left in the dust as the party moves on without them.
‘That’s their choice if they don’t want to be part of the narrative, if they don’t want to be part of the future,’ Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka told ABC News’ Lara Spencer today, in an interview set to air on GMA Tuesday.
‘But this really is about a forward-looking moment.’
‘My father is an outsider and we went through a very tough primary,’ Trump added. ‘And he emerged from that the winner, but there were certainly ruffled feathers along the way.’
Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush aren’t attending. The GOP’s 2008 and 2012 nominees, John McCain and Mitt Romney, are also skipping as are Jeb Bush and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Trump’s primary rivals.
Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said this morning that the Bush family, none of whom are setting foot in Cleveland this week, are ‘part of the past,’ while Trump is ‘the future’ of the Republican Party.
He tsk-tsked Kasich for refusing to enter the convention hall even though its taking place in his home state and he’s attending related events in Cleveland.
And former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, overlooked for Trump’s running-mate slot, said the entire Bush family is behaving ‘childishly’ by not showing up.
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