Trump mocks CNN for lowest ratings of year: 'Congratulations!'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE mocked CNN on Monday morning, tweeting out a report that the cable news network registered its lowest viewership of the year earlier this month.

"Congratulations!" wrote Trump to his nearly 60 million followers.

He shared a Daily Caller story on CNN's ratings struggles that shows the AT&T-owned network finished 15th overall in basic cable — behind channels including the Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC and A&E — during the week of April 8–12.

ADVERTISEMENT

CNN averaged 690,000 people and 180,000 in the 25- to 54-year-old demographic that advertisers covet most during the week, according to the Daily Caller report.

It aired three town hall events during the week featuring 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including one with Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandSanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change The Hill's Morning Report — President Trump on trial Overnight Energy: Schumer votes against USMCA, citing climate impact | Republicans offer details on their environmental proposals | Microsoft aims to be carbon negative by 2030 MORE (D-N.Y.) on April 9 that attracted just 491,000 viewers

Trump has appeared in interviews on Fox News and Fox Business more than 40 times since taking office, but has not appeared on CNN since August 2016 when he was a candidate.

CNN declined to comment.

Updated at 11:25 a.m.