July 7, 2016

SURVIVAL OF THE FARTHEST:

Majority of GOP senators to attend Trump convention (Alexander Bolton - 07/07/16, The Hill)

16 skipping

Kelly Ayotte (N.H.)

Roy Blunt (Mo.) -- Spokesman: "The Missouri primary election is two weeks after the convention."

Mike Crapo (Idaho) -- "I'm in cycle and focusing on my own election."

Steve Daines (Mont.) -- "I'll have my fly rod in my hand with my wife in Montana."

Mike Enzi (Wyo.) 

Jeff Flake (Ariz.) -- "I've got to mow my lawn."

Lindsey Graham (S.C.)

Ron Johnson (Wis.) -- "Right now I don't have plans to."

Mark Kirk (Ill.)

John McCain (Ariz.) -- "I'm up for reelection."

Jerry Moran (Kan.) -- "I haven't made a final decision, but I haven't planned on it."

Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) -- "I'm up in the state."

Marco Rubio (Fla.) -- Spokesman: "Marco had planned to go to the convention before he decided to seek reelection. Since Marco got into the race late, he will be in Florida campaigning and meeting with voters instead of going to Ohio."

Ben Sasse (Neb.) -- Spokesman: "Sen. Sasse will not be attending the convention and will instead take his kids to watch some dumpster fires across the state, all of which enjoy more popularity than the current front-runners."

Richard Shelby (Ala.) -- Spokesman: "I do not believe he plans to attend."

Pat Toomey (Pa.) -- "I'm not planning on being there."

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