Donald Trump's campaign is accusing the Tennessee Republican Party of "stealing" pro-Trump delegates in an attempt to help the party's establishment candidate win, should a contested convention go to a third ballot — the round of voting in which Tennessee unbinds its delegates , NBC News reported.
Darren Morris, state director of Trump's campaign in Tennessee, told The Tennessean the Trump campaign and Tennessee Republican Party chairman Ryan Hayes had agreed Wednesday on the names of seven of the 14 at-large delegates that, under party rules, are to be appointed by the state party.
But Morris said that an updated delegate list he reviewed late this week is now wiped clean of several of those names and instead features individuals who he described as "anti-Trump."
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Trump's senior adviser Dan Scavino claimed in a tweet that "a small group of Tennessee establishment insiders" were trying to "steal" votes from Trump supporters.