BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is threatening a lawsuit aimed at the Louisiana GOP.
The billionaire tweeted out Easter Sunday that he was not happy at how Louisiana delegates were divvied up, saying "lawsuit coming."
While Trump won the Louisiana primary, rival Ted Cruz came in a close second and was awarded an equal amount of delegates, and with several uncommitted delegates up for grabs, Cruz could come out on top.
The executive director of the Louisiana GOP said Trump received 40 percent of the votes in the Louisiana Primary and received 40 percent of the delegates. He added the rules awarding delegates to presidential candidates on a proportional basis were adopted before Trump became a candidate for president and cannot be changed now.
Source: Louisiana GOP
Trump's Louisiana chairman Woody Jenkins agreed that the party's process is unfair, but did not have any knowledge on pending legal action. He released the following letter to WAFB: