Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPost piles on: ‘Beyond debate’ Trump is unfit for office Clinton, Netanyahu have ‘in-depth’ conversation about US-Israeli ties NYT lays out argument against Trump for president MORE's campaign will continue with its plans to contest the delegate allocation from the Louisiana primary.
"There’s a process to deal with this. It’s in the certification process, and it’s been with our legal team for most of the morning now, and we are moving forward with the complaint to decertify these delegates."
Trump on Sunday threatened a lawsuit over the delegate allocation from the Louisiana primary. Trump called Republican primary politics "unfair."
"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," Trump tweeted Sunday.
Trump won the primary by fewer than 4 percentage points. He and second-place finisher Ted CruzTed CruzTrump enters new debate frontier Pence offers Cruz 'heartfelt thanks' for Trump endorsement Cruz: Trump hasn't apologized for personal insults MORE each won 18 delegates, with five being awarded to Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate rivals gear up for debates Rubio: End of Obama's term could be 'most damaging yet' Fifteen years since pivotal executive order, STORM Act could help fight terror finance MORE, who has since dropped out of the race. Five were also unbound.
Cruz could end up getting Rubio's five delegates as well as the five unbound ones, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Bennett said on MSNBC on Monday that the complaint would be filed through the Republican National Committee. He said it's not something that you file in court.
"But it's a decertification so that these delegates and these rules committee member and folks don't get seated"," he said.
He said he doesn't know how long it will take attorneys to draft the complaint, but "we've got plenty of time."
"We're going to protect our rights to the fullest extent possible," he said.
On Sunday, the executive director of Louisiana's Republican Party said the state GOP would be ready for a potential lawsuit from Trump.
“[I’m] really confident in the rules,” Jason Doré said on Sunday, according to The Times-Picayune. "[We] are taking it seriously and will be prepared.”