Nielsen reveals how many people watched President Trump's primetime address

Ruben Ruiz
January 10, 2019

The speech offered no hope of a resolution to the government shutdown that started 18 days ago as a negotiating tactic but has turned into a symbol of dysfunctional Washington politics - and increasingly a painful situation for unpaid workers. He will receive wall-to-wall coverage for his pro-wall speech on Tuesday night. The "Abolish ICE" movement has gained currency in numerous NY social circles she now represents in the House and on social media.

At issue: How should a uniquely deceptive president be treated by TV networks that value the truth?

Smith then asked Chris Wallace about whether the president's address had made the case for Trump's base.

And yet this time around, all the major networks said they'd provide coverage of the speech.

"He was at his best last night", Falwell said.

Of course, the content of Trump's address-a clear, immigrationist restrictionist message-remained deeply divisive on an increasingly crucible issue in American life. "A fine speech that vastly exceeded the ridiculously low expectations created by the media", said Rich Lowry, editor of conservative mainstay National Review , which has been oft-critical of the president.

CBS said Trump will speak for no longer than eight minutes, The Hill reported.

Wallace, prior to her journalism career, served as White House communications director during the George W. Bush administration.

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You can watch Trump's address here . "Unfortunately, President Trump keeps rejecting the bipartisan House-passed bills". The debate over funding for the barrier has been at the center of a partial federal government shutdown.

On the broadcast front, NBC beat all comers in the demographic, averaging 2.75 million adults 25-to-54, which accounted for 37 percent of its overall deliveries (7.4 million).

Veteran ABC anchor Ted Koppel, speaking with The New York Times, said Trump deserved the "benefit of the doubt". Both Trump and the Democrats have agreed there is a crisis at the border.

The leadership duo rejected the president's assessment that the situation on the U.S. Southern border is a "crisis". "Hopefully, we can rise above partisan politics in order to support national security", he said. "Someone's got to fact-check that", Lockhart said.

Journalists, public figures, and more have taken to Twitter to call for real-time fact checking, as well as other precautions.

Brevity went a long way toward securing those high ratings, as very little of what was presented to the American people on Tuesday night was new material.

In the past, Trump's talks to the nation have been carefully scrutinized for false information.

"They hope that'll hurt [Trump] in 2020", he said. CNN drew 1.3 million, while MSNBC garnered 811,000 in the demo. It's rare, but not unprecedented, for networks to say no to a presidential request for airtime.

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