Trump promises lawsuit over Louisiana delegates
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE late Sunday promised to sue over delegate allocation from the Louisiana primary.

Trump in a tweet called Republican primary politics “unfair.”

In an interview earlier Sunday, Trump blasted a report that rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzLawmakers spar over surveillance flight treaty with Russia Senators voice support for Iran protesters but stop short of taking action Prisons chief: FBI investigating whether 'criminal enterprise' played role in Epstein death MORE will pick up extra delegates from the contest.

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“Welcome to the Republican Party,” Trump said on ABC’s “This Week." “What’s going on in the Republican Party is a disgrace.”

"I won Louisiana and now I hear he's trying to steal delegates," Trump said, referring to Cruz.

"I have so many more votes and so many more delegates," Trump added. "And, frankly, whoever at the end, whoever has the most votes and the most delegates should be the nominee."

Cruz could end up getting 10 more delegates from Louisiana than Trump, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper reported that Cruz is likely to pick up the five delegates left behind when Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioSenate passes legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters Senators voice support for Iran protesters but stop short of taking action McConnell urges Trump to voice support for Hong Kong protesters MORE ended his campaign as well as the state's five unbound delegates who can back a candidate of their choosing.

Cruz spokesman Ron Nehring late Sunday tweeted that Trump's time might be better spent "reading rules" instead of sending "hate-tweets."

This report was updated at 7:06 a.m.