Looks like Donald Trump will be missing out on two important votes — from his own kids! The Republican front-runner revealed that two of his children, Ivanka and Eric Trump, missed the voter registration deadline and won’t be voting for their dad in the upcoming New York primary on April 19.
“They had a longtime register and they were, you know, unaware of the rules, and they didn’t, they didn’t register in time,” Donald, 69, told Fox & Friends on Monday, April 11. “They feel very guilty, but it’s fine. I understand that. I think they have to register a year in advance and they didn’t. So Eric and Ivanka, I guess, won’t be voting.”
New York has a closed primary system that requires voters who are enrolling in a party or changing party affiliation to register months before Election Day. This year, voters had to register as Republicans or Democrats by October 9, 2015, to be eligible.
The billionaire businessman went on to joke that he would be cutting off their allowance. Although Ivanka, 34, and Eric, 32, have both campaigned alongside the presidential candidate, only Donald Trump Jr., 38, who is a registered Republican, will be casting a ballot for his dad. Trump is also father to Tiffany, 22, and Barron, 10. (No voter information is available for Tiffany.)
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