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Trump blasts 'Greatest Political Hoax of all time' ahead of Mueller report release

President TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media MORE on Thursday labeled special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerWhy a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump MORE's investigation "The Greatest Political Hoax of all time!" while lashing out at Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFor Joe Biden, an experienced foreign policy team Millennials and the great reckoning on race Biden chooses Amanda Gorman as youngest known inaugural poet MORE, "dirty cops," and Democrats ahead of the public release of Mueller's report. 

“The Greatest Political Hoax of all time! Crimes were committed by Crooked, Dirty Cops and DNC/The Democrats,” Trump tweeted early Thursday morning.

“PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT!” Trump added in a second tweet.

The president went on to retweet a slew of messages from the conservative group Judicial Watch that criticized Clinton and suggested there was a conspiracy at the Department of Justice and FBI to undermine the president.

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While Trump's targeting of the Mueller investigation is nothing new, the tweets come just hours before Attorney General William BarrBill BarrJustice Dept. blasts Mexico's decision to close probe of former defense minister Acting attorney general condemns Capitol riots, warns 'no tolerance' for violence at Biden inauguration Barr, White House counsel told Trump not to self-pardon: report MORE is slated to release a redacted version of Mueller's full report to the public.

Though Barr said Trump has been cleared by Mueller on any suspicion of coordinating with the Kremlin in 2016 and that the report does not contain proof of obstruction of justice, the report is expected to contain new evidence that could be embarrassing for the White House. 

Barr is set to hold a 9:30 a.m. press conference Thursday morning before Congress will receive a redacted version of the report about 11 a.m. The rollout has sparked a firestorm of criticism from Democrats who said the administration was trying to spin the report before its release. 

“This is outrageous. The AG is supposed to be an independent beacon of truth and justice. Instead, Barr is debasing the rule of law, degrading our democratic institutions, and decimating any trust the American people have left in this Administration. #ReleaseTheReport,” tweeted Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsHouse Democrats reintroduce bill to reduce lobbyist influence Trump voters and progressives have a lot in common — and Biden can unite them We must act on lowering cost of prescription drugs MORE (D-Md.), the chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMissouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots Boebert communications director resigns amid Capitol riot: report Revising the pardon power — let the Speaker and Congress have voices MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) Thursday morning called on Mueller to testify publicly before both chambers of Congress following Barr’s “regrettably partisan handling of the Mueller report” and “indefensible plan to spin the report in a press conference later this morning.”

Updated at 8:25 a.m.