Trump Unimpressed As Record Audience Watches Nevada Democratic Debate
The contentious Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night is a hit with viewers. A record audience tuned in to watch former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg face five rivals for the first time.
Nielsen Fast National Data claims nearly 20-million watched that candidates debate in Las Vegas just days before the Nevada caucuses. That's the highest ever for a Democratic debate. The first 2016 Republican debate holds the record for biggest ever with 24 million tuning in.
Meanwhile, President Trump is taking aim at Democrats at a Colorado rally. Speaking in Colorado Springs, the President slammed what he called hoaxes and witch hunts designed to overturn the 2016 election. But what about those after his job? With regard to the debate in Nevada, he’s derided the Democratic candidates as "choking."
With Nevada caucuses tomorrow and Super Tuesday is approaching on March 3rd, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is leading the Democratic pack in some states. New polls from the University of Massachusetts Lowell show Sanders at the top the heap in North Carolina and Texas. Former VP Joe Biden and billionaire Michael Bloomberg are both in the top three in those states. In another poll, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar with the edge in her home state, with Sanders coming second.