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Donald Trump campaign manager botches claim on Florida delegates



Donald Trump’s campaign has been crying foul over the delegate selection in Florida, accusing Republican Party insiders of stacking the deck against Trump.

Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski accused Blaise Ingoglia, chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, of bias against Trump.

“The chairman of the party of Florida, who is an avid and outward supporter of Marco Rubio, gets to appoint 30 of those delegates,” Lewandowski said April 17. “Now, I understand those are the rules, but Donald Trump won. And now, you’ve got a person who is supporting Marco Rubio who gets to appoint 30 of the 99 delegates. That’s not what the rules should be.”

We will explain how Lewandowski got his facts wrong about the delegate selection and Ingoglia.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:44am]


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