Cruz is going after them, in anticipation of a brokered convention. “I’m the bigger man, with the bigger hands…and the bigger, you can’t see me but I’m pointing at my Trump Tower”.
Trump then offered to give Cruz a practice interview before his Tonight Show interview, asking Cruz a series of questions about his candidacy including his win in Colorado, immigration and his controversial comments on “New York Values”.
On April 13, Trump unleashed a rant about the delegate system following the results in the Colorado primary, which he said cost him delegates because of the state’s election rules.
Leslie Tassin, Sr., another delegate who signed the letter, told The Hill that he still hasn’t made up his mind about who to support in lieu of Rubio. Ted Cruz of Texas of offering “goodies” as an incentive to Colorado delegates so he could win in the state.
“How have we gotten to the point where politicians defend a rigged delegate-selection process with more passion than they have ever defended America’s borders?” Ted Cruz in third place at 16 percent.
Michael Cohen, executive vice president of the Trump Organization and special counsel to Donald Trump, said Thursday that Mr. Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, “doesn’t get nervous”. He said the candidate who gets the most votes should be the party’s presidential nominee, no matter how many delegates they’ve earned.
The Indiana Republican Party picked its 57 delegates to the Republican National Convention this summer in Cleveland, but the list is still a secret after some received threatening messages over the weekend. However, if none of the candidates have a majority after the initial vote, delegates are free to vote for any candidate of their choosing.
Former New York Governor George Pataki is afraid that a Donald Trump nomination would destroy the Republican Party. The national convention will go to multiple ballots if Trump does not win at least 1,237 delegates out of the 2,472 available from 50 states, six USA territories and the District of Columbia.
In a vote where the loyalty of a delegate is unknown, a candidate’s biggest advantage, Mr Gerow said, may be a would-be delegate’s position on the ballot, where the top three names are most likely to be chosen.