[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/08/31/art.bush.ap.jpg caption="Bush and Cheney are skipping the convention. Laura Bush will still attend."](CNN) - President Bush and Vice President Cheney will skip the Republican Presidential Convention due to Hurricane Gustav, White House Press Secretary Dana Perino announced Sunday.
First Lady Laura Bush is still slated to attend.
Bush and Cheney were supposed to address the convention Monday evening.