“If you challenge an election, you should be able to challenge an election,” he told media.
“I thought the election was a rigged election. A stolen election.”
Trump has been released on a US$200,000 bail and will be forced to adhere to certain conditions including refraining from intimidating witnesses, victims or co-defendants.
His arrest follows that of Trump associate Rudy Giuliani who was also arrested at the same jail in Georgia yesterday.
Trump is set to face court again in the coming weeks but may attend via video link.
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