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President Trump Tweeted Fake News About The Emmys—And We’re Not Surprised

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Nov. 18 2019, Updated 2:21 p.m. ET

Donald Trump was a frequent target of mockery during Sunday night's Emmy Awards, so it should come as no surprise that the President would take to Twitter to criticize the telecast.

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After all, as we know, when he gets hit, he'll hit back harder:

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Ooohh burrrn.

Except, it's not true.

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First of all, he had his timing wrong. He posted this tweet on Tuesday, not Monday, so "last night" wasn't accurate.

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And secondly, it turns out this year's broadcast was NOT the lowest rated ever. In fact, Sunday's 11.4 million viewers was a slight increase over last year’s 11.3 million.

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As you might expect, Twitter was not impressed with Trump's tweet.

Or surprised:

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Aren't there other, more pressing issues...?

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Some decided to burn him right back:

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As for why Trump decided this was a tweet worth tweeting, these folks may be onto something:

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Ouch.

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