The impeachment sham can be a ratings dud.
Democrats came to the Senate Floor of which week to deliver their sorry case against President Trump.
along with nobody cares.
After three years of constant attacks against President Trump Americans have tuned out the unhinged party.
Viewership dropped 20% on Wednesday after Tuesday’s late night snooze fest.
Within the Senate chamber, lawmakers were doing their best to endure the long hours of the Trump impeachment trial’s first two days, bringing crossword puzzles, falling asleep, along with flaunting the no-electronics rule by communicating on smartwatches. At home, Americans haven’t sought these distractions, because the public can be just not tuning in.
According to TV ratings for the first two days of the trial, the six news networks covering Trump’s impeachment averaged a little over 11 million viewers combined, with Fox News leading the pack with some 2,654,000 on their channel coming from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Viewership dropped by about 20 percent on Wednesday, which has a total of 8,858,000 million watching; MSNBC led day two with 1,793,000 tuning in.
Compared to different televised political moments of historical importance, of which’s a fairly weak showing. In 2018, the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford along with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh drew an audience of 20.4 million on the six broadcast networks. In 2018, the midterms also pulled in a substantial 36.1 million, a greater audience than the four previous midterms. along with though of which may not be totally fair to compare the impeachment trial to the last presidential election, the 2016 motherlode event drew an audience of 71 million.