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media captionDonald Trump: "If I lost, I'd be a very gracious loser"

US President Donald Trump has held his first rally after losing the US presidential election.

The event in Georgia comes before key Senate runoff elections there in January, which will decide control of the upper house.

Joe Biden is the first Democratic candidate to win the state in a presidential election since 1992.

Mr Trump has repeatedly refused to admit his defeat and made numerous unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud.

Ahead of the rally he criticised Georgia's Republican governor on Twitter, calling on him to help overturn Joe Biden's election victory in the state.

In his speech on Saturday, however, the president seemed to admit his loss, claiming his foreign policy measures could be reversed under the incoming Democratic president-elect. Under the US constitution, Mr Biden will take office on 20 January regardless of whether Mr Trump admits defeat.

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Mr Biden won the presidential election with 306 votes in the electoral college – the system the US uses to elect a president – to Mr Trump's 232. The college will meet on 14 December to formalise the outcome.