Melania Trump tweets about Christmas planning while Mueller testifies
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First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpTrump was rushed to White House bunker due to breach of temporary barricades: report The Memo: Nation nears a breaking point Washington archbishop criticizes Trump visit to Catholic shrine MORE tweeted about planning for Christmas decorations in the White House during former special counsel highly anticipated Robert Muller’s testimony before Congress Wednesday.

Twitter users were quick to ridicule the timing of the first lady’s tweets.


Trump raised eyebrows by sharing the tweet at 11:55 a.m., just as Mueller was defending his team’s objectivity in investigating President TrumpDonald John TrumpTwitter CEO: 'Not true' that removing Trump campaign video was illegal, as president has claimed Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination Barr says he didn't give 'tactical' command to clear Lafayette protesters MORE on allegations of obstruction of justice.

A few minutes later, he declined to discuss impeachment charges against Trump, saying that he would not “talk about that issue” with lawmakers. 

Muller answered questions from lawmakers on the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees for more than seven hours Wednesday about his investigation into Russian interference in 2016 and the Trump campaign’s contacts with Moscow.