Without actually naming the 10pm program or the 10pm host, President Trump tore into CNN Tonight‘s Don Lemon today during his press conference. “Look at your show that goes on at 10 p.m. You just take a look at that show. That is a constant hit on me. The panel is almost always exclusive anti-Trump.”
And then Trump struck out with a falsehood: “The good news is he doesn’t have good ratings, but the panel is almost exclusive anti-Trump.”
And yet, per a CNN press release at the end of the quarter, CNN at 10pm is up 97% in both the key demo and total viewers, and CNN had its 10th consecutive quarterly win over MSNBC.
“The hatred and venom coming from his mouth. The hatred coming from other people on your network,” he said to CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta, referencing Lemon.
Lemon responded on Twitter: