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Trump threatens lawsuit over La. delegates

Posted at 10:02 AM, Mar 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is doing what he does best: Threatening a lawsuit — this time, challenging the way delegates are awarded in Louisiana.

The Republican front-runner took to Twitter Sunday to complain that he won the most votes in the state's primary, but could emerge with fewer delegates than rival Cruz. "Lawsuit coming," he wrote.

Trump's campaign spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to questions about the grounds on which Trump might sue.

Trump won 41 percent of the Louisiana's votes to Cruz's 38 percent. Each had 18 committed delegates after the primary. But 10 additional delegates remain uncommitted and are free to support whomever they want.

Trump has threatened several lawsuits since launching his campaign which have never materialized, including one questioning Cruz's eligibility to run because of his Canadian birth.