“Mr. Terry has publicly conceded that he is not legitimately running as a true Democratic candidate, but only running to exploit the rules concerning candidate access to television airtime,” DNC executive director Patrick Gaspard wrote in the letter.
In the run-up to the Oklahoma primary, Terry ran graphic anti-abortion ads throughout the state.
The president has little chance of carrying Oklahoma in the fall. In 2008, he lost the state to GOP contender Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) 66 percent to 34.