Trump surprise would have been awesome, says Trump spokesman

Donald Trump in Sarasota. (Getty Images)

There's relief among some Republicans that Tropical Storm Isaac prevented Donald Trump for pulling off a "surprise" on the convention floor Monday night. But Trump spokesman Michael Cohen tells the Post we're seriously missing out: the canceled event would have been “multilayered” and “amazing.”

Trump himself doesn't mind skipping Tampa, Cohen explains, because it just brings more attention to his acceptance of a "Statesman of the Year" award from the Sarasota Republican Party -- "all the reporters" will be there. 

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Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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Rachel Weiner · August 27, 2012