Trump tweets his people have all left Drudge

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act MORE for a second day in row aimed criticism at Matt DrudgeMatthew (Matt) Nathan DrudgeHillicon Valley: Oracle confirms deal with TikTok to be 'trusted technology provider' | QAnon spreads across globe, shadowing COVID-19 | VA hit by data breach impacting 46,000 veterans Trump tweets his people have all left Drudge Trump: Drudge no longer 'hot' MORE and The Drudge Report on Monday, claiming all of his supporters had abandoned the pioneering conservative news aggregator.

“Our people have all left Drudge. He is a confused MESS, has no clue what happened,” Trump tweeted Monday. “Down 51%. @DRUDGE  They like REVOLVER and others!”

It was unclear what the 51 percent figure referenced, but on Sunday Trump tweeted a blog post claiming traffic to The Drudge Report had declined 40 percent.


While Drudge was a major figure in the development of the online conservative media ecosystem, Trump and his allies have been increasingly critical of him.

Revolver, the outlet Trump mentioned, is one of several more vocally pro-Trump Drudge alternatives that have appeared in recent months. The president retweeted Rep. Paul GosarPaul Anthony GosarPelosi must go — the House is in dire need of new leadership LWCF modernization: Restoring the promise Trump tweets his people have all left Drudge MORE (R-Ariz.) promoting the outlet as a Drudge alternative earlier in the month.

In July, Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonWill Chis Wallace's debate topics favor Biden over Trump? Judge tosses Karen McDougal's defamation suit against Tucker Carlson OVERNIGHT ENERGY:  House passes sweeping clean energy bill | Pebble Mine CEO resigns over secretly recorded comments about government officials  | Corporations roll out climate goals amid growing pressure to deliver MORE, whose Fox News show is regular viewing for the president, called Drudge “firmly a man of the progressive left.”

Trump also lashed out after Drudge highlighted the president’s denial of having been hospitalized for “mini-strokes.” On Sunday, Trump tweeted that the blogger was “bleeding profusely, and is no longer 'hot'.”