Hilarious video exposes the tortured excuses of Republicans who are skipping the GOP convention
Donald Trump speaks at the Trump Soho Hotel in New York on June 22, 2016 (AFP Photo/Kena Betancur)

More and more Republicans have decided to skip the party’s national convention in Cleveland this year.


The move is seen as a slight to presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump – who easily defeated his GOP rivals, but left many in the party feeling uneasy.

Some Republicans says they're worried about security at the event, where armed Neo-Nazi supporters of Trump have vowed to defend themselves against anti-Trump protesters.

But other Republicans haven't been exactly honest in their reasons for skipping the convention. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), for instance, claimed he can’t attend because he’ll need to mow his lawn.

The Washington Post compiled some of the best (and worst) excuses for skipping the convention. Watch the video below: