Cable news channels didn’t even exist for decades of televised presidential debates
Donald Trump likes to talk a big game about the TV ratings he brings in, but the president was flat-out wrong about the kind of numbers his first presidential debate with Joe Biden brought in on Tuesday night.
On Wednesday, Trump tweeted: “HIGHEST CABLE TELEVISION RATINGS OF ALL TIME. SECOND HIGHEST OVERALL TELEVISION RATINGS OF ALL TIME. Some day these Fake Media Companies are going to miss me, very badly!!!”