Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump lawyers to Supreme Court: Jan. 6 committee 'will not be harmed by delay' Two House Democrats announce they won't seek reelection DiCaprio on climate change: 'Vote for people that are sane' MORE on Monday said that the Republican Party is trying to stack the deck against him becoming the GOP presidential nominee.
“The bosses are trying to run it,” he told host Chris Cuomo on CNN’s “New Day." "It’s a rigged party. The bosses want to pick whoever they want to pick. The voters wouldn’t stand for it.
“I’m leading in both votes and delegates. I’m leading by millions of votes. I’m leading by hundreds of delegates. What’s the purpose of going through the primary?”
Trump said rivals Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Rourke says he raised record .2M since launching campaign for Texas governor Golden State Warriors owner says 'nobody cares' about Uyghurs All hostages free, safe after hours-long standoff at Texas synagogue: governor MORE and John Kasich have no hope of blocking him from the nomination.
“The voters don’t want him,” he said of Cruz, his closest competitor. "I’m running against two candidates here.
“When you get 60 percent of the vote in some places, that’s a lot,” the billionaire added. "I’m breaking 60 percent all of the time, and I’m going against two people.”
Trump has repeatedly accused the GOP establishment of trying to sabotage his campaign to become the party’s standard-bearer.
The real estate tycoon leads Cruz by almost 8 points in Indiana ahead of that state's primary on Tuesday, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.
Trump also has 996 delegates, according to The Associated Press's delegate tracker, compared to Cruz’s 565 and Kasich’s 153. At least 1,237 delegates are needed for avoiding a contested Republican National Convention in July.