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'Women For Trump' Co-Founder Claims Presidents Day Mar-A-Lago Rally Proves Trump 'Won In A Landslide'

'Women For Trump' Co-Founder Claims Presidents Day Mar-A-Lago Rally Proves Trump 'Won In A Landslide'

We may be approaching the one-month mark of the day former Republican President Donald Trump voluntarily left the White House and Democratic President Joe Biden took his place. But many of Trump's supporters are not giving up on his "Big Lie" election fraud conspiracy theory.

Count Women for Trump co-founder Amy Kremer among them.

Kremer claimed the size of a crowd near Trump's Mar-a-Lago country club proved the former President "won in a landslide" last November.

If you're wondering how a rally crowd proves election fraud, you are not alone—mainly because it doesn't, of course.

In the first place, the turnout was modest. ABC News estimated it at "a few hundred" supporters of the former President gathered on sidewalks near Mar-a-Lago—hardly a massive show of support and certainly not enough to indicate an election result.

And the event was not the sort of spontaneous groundswell of fervent supporters Kremer and other right-wing figures portrayed it to be. Rather it was a pre-planned event to honor Trump for the Presidents Day holiday and celebrate his acquittal in his second impeachment trial—the Senate voted 57 to 43 to convict, but didn’t get the 2/3 required for a Senate impeachment conviction.

It was heavily promoted in advance by right-wing media for a week.

Kremer's mendacious spin on the event is not exactly surprising, given her pedigree within Trump's circle.

Kremer's organization Women for Trump, which she co-founded with her daughter Kylie Jane Kremer, is widely believed to have been instrumental in delivering the majority of White women voters to Trump in 2016.

And the Kremers, through their sister organization Women for America First, are the very creators of Trump's "Stop the Steal" conspiracy theory, which alleges that massive election fraud delivered Biden the presidency. That movement led to the January 6 coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol—an event the Kremers helped organize.

The permits for Trump's rally that preceded the attack on the Capitol, during which he seemed to incite the insurrection, were obtained by Women for America First, and the group spent the weeks leading up to the riots on a 20-city bus tour spreading propaganda and disinformation about the stolen election, according to reporting from BuzzFeed News.

On Twitter, most people were not buying Kremer's bizarre claim of a landslide win.

Biden beat Trump in the popular vote by more than seven million votes and in the electoral college by a 74 vote margin. More than 60 legal challenges alleging fraud filed by the Trump campaign were dismissed or withdrawn for lack of evidence.