Donald Trump has challenged newspaper editors and politicians to a debate on his unfounded claims of widespread election fraud during the 2020 presidential election.

In a typically bullish statement, shared via email on Sunday, former President Trump complained "the fake news media" had demeaned what he called "the real results" of the election.

Former President Trump said he would relish the opportunity to debate the claims of election fraud and said it would be "a ratings bonanza."

In the statement, Trump added: "I am willing to challenge the heads of the various papers or even far-left politicians, who have perpetuated the Real Big Lie, which is voter irregularities and fraud on a massive and determinative scale... Read More: Newsweek