Top Republicans REFUSING To Attend RNC, Mitt Romney Rumors

The Young Turks discuss the list of top Republicans who have decided to skip the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Ben Mankiewicz (What the Flick?!) and John Iadarola (Think Tank) hosts of The Young Turks, break it down from the YouTube Stage at the RNC. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"The Republican National Convention starts next week in Cleveland, but quite a few key attendees will be missing.

This, of course, is because of Donald Trump. The billionaire tycoon has been frustrating and flustering prominent Republicans since the moment he emerged as a frontrunner late last year. Their disagreements with Trump range from the political to the stylistic to the personal, but many Republicans who find their candidate unsupportable have decided on the same course of action.

They just won’t show up."*

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  45 comments for “Top Republicans REFUSING To Attend RNC, Mitt Romney Rumors

  1. only half bad 333
    July 19, 2016 at 12:45 PM

    Bob Dole isn’t there by choice, he has dementia and doesn’t know where he

  2. ThE DuCk
    July 19, 2016 at 10:51 AM

    The Republican National Committee has announced it’s changing the emblem of
    the Republican Party from an elephant to a condom. The Republican National
    Chairman explained that the condom more clearly reflects the Party’s current
    stance… owing to the fact that a condom accepts inflation, halts
    production,protects a bunch of pricks, and gives you a sense of security
    while you’re actually being screwed.

  3. Justin Rice
    July 19, 2016 at 7:57 AM

    TYT at 60 FPS. Nice.

  4. crab_aesthetics
    July 19, 2016 at 3:02 AM

    A convention without the Bush family? What’s not to like?

    • MarlonBrando
      July 19, 2016 at 3:19 AM

      A convention without Ana would be nice too…..

    • crab_aesthetics
      July 19, 2016 at 3:20 AM

      +MarlonBrando Baby steps.

  5. mrcalderon93
    July 19, 2016 at 1:57 AM

    when u make Cheyney look like a human you know u have a terrible person

    • Erik Mello
      July 19, 2016 at 7:11 AM


  6. Maria Jamaican Queen
    July 19, 2016 at 1:42 AM

    lol Trumps wife plagiarized the first lady’s speech!!!! Says alot. 😂😂

    • StripperLicker
      July 19, 2016 at 3:35 AM

      She’s not bright enough to have written it, and too self absorbed to have
      ever heard the First Lady’s speech.

  7. Jose Munoz
    July 18, 2016 at 11:56 PM

    “We need to fight a war on porn.” – RNC

    • justintime506
      July 19, 2016 at 1:44 AM

      is there anything the gop doesn’t want to go to war on? I mean… besides
      racism, poverty and corruption.

    • Jose Munoz
      July 19, 2016 at 1:46 AM

      +justintime506 I just don’t want my xvideos to be taken away 😢

    • justintime506
      July 19, 2016 at 1:50 AM

      +Jose Munoz don’t worry. I’m confident that a ban on porn may be one of the
      only things that would cause Americans to riot on a country wide scale.
      just look at what happened in Russia when they tried to ban porn. it lasted
      a few days.

    • Goldman Sachs Transcripts for Hillary 2016!
      July 19, 2016 at 9:45 AM

      RNC: “We need more scapegoats, cognitive dissonance, moral panics and

  8. Black Jesus
    July 18, 2016 at 11:55 PM

    You would think the Republican nominee was black with the way all these
    Republicans are avoiding the convention.

    • John Herzog
      July 19, 2016 at 12:16 AM

      Hee, hee

    • Hoganmann
      July 19, 2016 at 12:55 AM


    • Agent Washington
      July 19, 2016 at 1:45 AM

      The nominee was black, gay, disabled, dates a Muslim and works at an
      abortion clinic

    • DAB123
      July 19, 2016 at 2:50 AM


  9. Ving Rhames
    July 18, 2016 at 11:53 PM

    Bob Dole is still alive?!

    • Tony C.
      July 19, 2016 at 12:04 AM

      Yep – he’s gonna be Secretary Of State.

    • John Herzog
      July 19, 2016 at 12:09 AM

      The power of Viagra!
      Remember those commercials?

    • eat the rich
      July 19, 2016 at 9:43 AM

      yeah, didn’t you see cenk’s trumpy impersonation of him where he made fun
      of his disabilities?

  10. isgravybaby
    July 18, 2016 at 11:53 PM

    Cenk does a terrible Bob Dole

    • John Herzog
      July 19, 2016 at 12:13 AM

      So does Bob Dole.

  11. hgod7
    July 18, 2016 at 11:51 PM

    Join up if you’re a real TYT fan. Let’s fight these right-wing trolls!!!!

  12. ShinerSan56
    July 18, 2016 at 11:49 PM

    Trump is not right wing but he is a wing/nut.

    • Jose Munoz
      July 19, 2016 at 1:47 AM

      +ShinerSan56 battle you in the woods around trees and ninjas

    • Goldman Sachs Transcripts for Hillary 2016!
      July 19, 2016 at 9:43 AM

      +Jose Munoz Spies Like Us?

  13. clevermoron
    July 18, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Guys, the Bush family are all war criminals.

  14. Xenite227
    July 18, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Doesn’t mean much…. the whole reason Trump was elected was because people
    are tired of the establishment candidates. So the establishment doesn’t
    endorse Trump… shocker.

    • Dezmond Deeppockets
      July 19, 2016 at 4:44 AM

      +Zu Nobi so is bernie

  15. hermenutic
    July 18, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Nixon wouldn’t endorse Trump either. For a joke imagine a conversation
    between Nixon and Kissinger about a Trump candidacy.

    • KakIMelody
      July 19, 2016 at 5:19 AM

      +james smith aroo

    • Eater 999
      July 19, 2016 at 8:57 AM

      I think Reagan wouldn’t support Trump as well.

    • Lying Dutchman
      July 19, 2016 at 12:36 PM

      +Eater 999 I’m positive Reagan would endorse Trump. Reagan was the same
      race-baiting anti-intellectual as Trump; the latter is just a bit more
      extreme. But in essence, they don’t differ much.

    • hermenutic
      July 19, 2016 at 1:21 PM

      It was Reagan who declared Ketchup to be tomatoes.

  16. Akira Inugami
    July 18, 2016 at 11:44 PM

    Ana please put on a Burka because your sexiness is completely distracting.

    • John Herzog
      July 19, 2016 at 12:15 AM

      +Wordavee1 With her politics and real brains she could be naked and Fox
      wouldn’t take her.

    • Edwin Colon
      July 19, 2016 at 12:40 AM

      +ShermKlump he was just paying a compliment. Dude i always see you around
      tyt trolling them and the comments. What’s your deal? Get a life dude

    • Julio Barbosa
      July 19, 2016 at 1:33 AM

      +ShermKlump didn’t you unsubscribed?

    • Martin Aguirre
      July 19, 2016 at 2:31 AM

      agree 100%

  17. Robbie McCleery
    July 18, 2016 at 11:41 PM

    Bob Dole is important. Bob Dole love Bob Dole.

    • Robbie McCleery
      July 18, 2016 at 11:58 PM

      Is that where the Bob Dole thing started? It’s been around for forever.

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