First Draft: Donald Trump Calls Colorado’s Process for Choosing Delegates ‘Crooked’

Donald J. Trump, who will be spending most of his time this week in his home state of New York, held a rally in Rochester on Sunday.Credit Brendan Bannon for The New York Times

Donald J. Trump on Monday criticized the system for selecting delegates in Colorado, where he was shut out last week, insisting that people in the state were “marching” and “going crazy” over a “crooked” system.

The front-runner for the Republican nomination lost dozens of delegates to a better-organized Senator Ted Cruz in a series of conventions in Colorado congressional districts last week. Mr. Trump recently brought in a veteran delegate wrangler, Paul Manafort, who has a wide purview within the campaign now. But despite nearly a year of campaigning, his team before Mr. Manafort’s…

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