Trump's interview with Tucker Carlson compared to the first Republican Presidential Debate garnered Millions of Views

Former US President Donald Trump, who decided to skip the first presidential debate of the contenders for the nomination of the Republican Party, has collected millions of views in an interview on the social network "X" (formerly "Twitter") last night, "on the back" of the appearance of his opponent on "Fox News", reported "Reuters".

Trump's 46-minute interview with conservative political commentator Tucker Carlson garnered more than 74 million views (counting people who watched it or at least got to it). This shows the platform statistics.

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— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) August 24, 2023

Reuters specifies that it is not actually clear how long the interview was watched. "X" statistics also count entering the interview itself, even if the user only scrolled or watched for a few seconds.

Some users may have been counted twice if they watched the interview more than once on different devices.

Carlson released the interview with Trump minutes after the GOP presidential debate began on Fox News last night.

"In this crazy forum, we're probably going to have more ratings than the debate," former President Trump, who has had disputes with "Fox News" on the issue of "misrepresentation" of his personality, in his own words.

Official figures on the number of people who watched the former US president's interview on "X" are expected today. Trump, who lost the 2020 election to Democrat Joe Biden, is the front-runner for the GOP challenger now.

Carlson, in turn, is looking to win back his audience after his then-rated Fox News original show was pulled from the air in April. The reason was the filing of a...

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