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Wed Jan 9, 2019, 08:51 PM

Pelosi, Schumer response tops Trump speech in preliminary ratings

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Source: the hill


By Joe Concha - 01/09/19 01:23 PM EST


The response to President Trump's Oval Office address to the nation by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y) on Tuesday night rated slightly higher than the president's remarks, according to preliminary audience figures.

According to early numbers from Nielsen, the quarter hour from 9 to 9:15 p.m. EST that included the president's address attracted a combined 28.1 rating in metered markets on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Fox News, CNN and MSNBC.

The 15 minutes that followed immediately after that included remarks by Pelosi and Schumer registered 29.3 across those same networks.
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The early numbers also show that the Pelosi-Schumer response beat Trump by 26 percent on CNN and 15 percent on MSNBC, according to Deadline.
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Deadline also notes the Trump address and Democratic response got an equal number of viewers on Fox News...................................

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/media/424560-pelosi-schumer-response-tops-trump-speech-in-preliminary-ratings



Trump bragged constantly on the stump that he was a ratings man--he got the cable and networks good ratings. (per Inners_)

Love this headline!!










Rachel
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This makes me happy.
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Matthew May
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1h1 hour ago

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Think those ratings are high... wait for Trump's Impeachment.
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Richard Adkins
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Trump's primetime address was nothing more than a joke!!!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 09:09 PM

1. Nice Freeze Frame of Nancy

...Where the hell is the respond here on DU?!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 09:15 PM

2. Probably one of the biggest increases in ratings for a response in the history of the country.

People are saying that Pelosi and Schumer would get much higher ratings if they ever hosted the apprentice, too!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 12:53 AM

3. Locking.

This post was alerted on as a dupe of https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142239805
Please continue discussion in that thread.

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