Record Readership Numbers For WaPo Because Trump

The Hill reports:

The Washington Post announced Thursday it had 80.7 million unique visitors in May, an increase of 28 percent when compared to the same month last year, according to comScore. Page views also exceeded 1 billion, marking a 33 percent year when compared to May of 2016. Those reading the paper are also staying longer online.

“Washington Post readers spent an average of 18.5 minutes consuming content during May, up 19 percent from last month and 9 percent year over year,” the 139-year-old paper reported. In terms of mobile users, the Post reports a 40 percent year-over-year increase to total 65.5 million.