Donald Trump peddled his 'stolen election' story. The job was to promote GOP candidates

In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.

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12/5/2021 2:12:00 PM

In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.

In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.

president of the Senate and the tiebreaking vote.Thousands of Georgians came out, largely unmasked, to the rally site at Valdosta airport—not for the candidates, but for their president, the fighter, their fighter. Chants of"fight for Trump" drowned out the senate candidates when they briefly spoke.

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The rally was a success for Trump, strengthening his connection to his personal base. For the Republican party, it was a disaster.Donald Trump's rally for Georgia's GOP Senate candidates was good for Trump but not for the Republican party. The president at Valdosta Regional Airport in Valdosta, Georgia on December 5, 2020. -

ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty ImagesAfter perfunctory introductions of Loeffler and Perdue, Trump pivoted back his favorite subject, his fictitious narrative of a stolen election."You know we won Georgia, just so you understand," the president said,"and we won Florida and we won a lot of places. ... remember we were going to lose Florida ... I think they say that if you win Florida and if you win Ohio, in history you've never lost an election this has got to be a first time, but the truth is they were right we've never lost an election. We're winning this election."

In his two-hour speech, Trump called the state of Georgia corrupt and said that votes were coming out of the ceiling and out of leather bags. He urged everyone to vote, cautioning that they needed to make sure that no one threw out any ballots, that the Georgia secretary of state didn't know"what the hell he's doing." And at every point, the crowd interrupted with shouts of"stop the steal."

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"Very simply you will decide whether your children will grow up in a socialist country or whether they will grow up in a free country and I will tell you, this socialist is just the beginning for these people, these people want to go further than socialism they want to go into a communistic form of government and I have no doubt about it," Trump said.

Calling thecandidates two of the most"extreme far left candidates in the history of our country," Trump urged people to vote, while also saying that"they could cheat in Georgia" and"they're going to try and rig this election too."

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