President Donald Trump‘s Thursday night RNC speech was watched by 23.8 million viewers, according to Nielsen ratings.

The rating is far smaller than Democratic challenger Joe Biden’s audience for his DNC address a week earlier, 24.6 million viewers.

 Of all the twelve speakers for the RNC, six were Trumps.

Regarding the Nielsen’s report, Trump claimed that the ratings were strong. 

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“Great Ratings & Reviews Last Night. Thank you!” he said.

Nielsen’s report doesn’t paint the full picture as it mainly counts traditional TV viewership but omits streaming or other forms of viewership.

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