This is why American voters do not like politics or want to be anywhere near the process; there are too many ways to cheat the people’s choice to lead this great country.
GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump accused Sen. Ted Cruz of trying to “steal” delegates in the state of Louisiana, which he won by a huge margin earlier this month. Trump called it “a disgrace,” as he appeared on ABC’s “This Week.”
Trump also took to Twitter to alert his many followers just how crooked the system is with this following tweet:
Just to show you how unfair Republican primary politics can be, I won the State of Louisiana and get less delegates than Cruz-Lawsuit coming
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 27, 2016
I am not an expert but this probably didn’t have anything to do with Cruz but more to do with the Louisiana GOP. I am not watching this loss of 10 delegates but if other states will try to do the same thing. If that happens, Trump’s large lead because smaller and smaller with each passing day and then you can point to a conspiracy.
From Fox News:
In the Louisiana primary March 5, Trump won with more votes compared to Cruz. Trump won the popular vote, 124,818 votes to 113,949 for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tallied 33,805 votes — having since dropped out of the race — and Ohio Gov. John Kasich had 19,355.
Originally, Trump and Cruz each got 18 delegates, with five going to Rubio.
But as the Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week, Cruz may wind up with as many as 10 more delegates from the state than the Trump due to out-organizing Trump in the state in the wake of the primary, when the identity of delegates remains to be determined.
WSJ also reported that Cruz’s supporters “also seized five of Louisiana’s six slots on the three powerful committees that will write the rules and platform at the Republican National Convention and mediate disputes over delegates’ eligibility this summer in Cleveland.”
MORE PROOF TED CRUZ IS A WEASEL..
Trump threatens lawsuit over lost Louisiana delegates | Fox News | https://t.co/Ah1WwQMzle
— EagleEyeFlyer (@EagleEyeFlyer) March 28, 2016
Trump WON This State… So Why In The World Is Cruz Walking Away With More Delegates? UPDATE: Trump Lawsuit Pending… https://t.co/Pw1IbL4IzT
— Bill Periman (@BillPeriman) March 28, 2016
According to the Wall Street Journal, Republicans in Louisiana expect the five unbound delegates that had been awarded to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to back Cruz now that the Florida senator is out of the race. Cruz’s supporters have also secured key positions on convention committees, which could help the Texas senator at a contested convention.
Trump needs to get someone on his team that knows the rules before this gets out of hand in other states as well. Someone is spreading the information around, and this could turn into something bigger than Cruz’s sex scandal in the upcoming weeks.
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