Melania Trump tweets about Christmas planning while Mueller testifies
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First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpClarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump pushes back over whistleblower controversy White House releases menu for Australian state dinner 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 TrumpAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Ukrainian official denies Trump pressured president Trump goes after New York Times, Washington Post: 'They have gone totally CRAZY!!!!' 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.