New York Republicans spent two days at their convention hammering on subjects such as crime rates and Covid mandates. But one subject came up only in passing: The tenure of the New York native who occupied the White House just 14 months ago. Former President Donald Trump was little mentioned during the festivities on Long Island as Republicans in New York look to win their first statewide seat since 2002 and after Trump fared poorly in his once home state in both presidential elections.