Trump Falsely Claims Most-Watched State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump says the ratings for his first State of the Union address this week are "the highest number in history," but that is not true.

  • Published 1 February 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely claimed Thursday that more people watched his State of the Union speech on TV than any other in history. Each of the last three presidents got higher ratings for State of the Union addresses. TRUMP: "Thank you for all of the nice compliments and reviews on the State of the Union speech. 45.6 million people watched, the highest number in history." — tweet. THE FACTS: Not the highest… Read at AP News