Sarah Palin will not attend the Republican National Convention next week because it’s “a long ways away” from Alaska, Donald Trump said. “She was asked,” Trump said in an interview. “It’s a little bit difficult because of where she is. We love Sarah. Little bit difficult because of, you know, it’s a long ways away.” Palin has campaigned for Trump on multiple occasions but appeared with him less frequently as the general election has drawn nearer.