Sarah Huckabee Sanders claims Mueller testimony 'once again vindicates' Trump

Former White House press secretary Sarah HuckabeeSarah Elizabeth SandersSarah Sanders on Trump's reported war dead criticism: 'Those comments didn't happen' Sarah Sanders memoir reportedly says Trump joked she should hook up with Kim Jong Un McEnany stamps her brand on White House press operation MORE Sanders claimed Wednesday that Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's testimony vindicated President TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE, even as the former special counsel testified that his investigation did not exonerate the president. 

Sanders tweeted a clip originally shared by the Trump campaign in which Rep. John RatcliffeJohn Lee RatcliffeOvernight Defense: Top admiral says 'no condition' where US should conduct nuclear test 'at this time' | Intelligence chief says Congress will get some in-person election security briefings FBI chief says Russia is trying to interfere in election to undermine Biden The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by The Air Line Pilots Association - Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine, masks MORE (R-Ga.) asked Mueller if he could think of another instance where the Justice Department "determined that an investigated person was not exonerated because their innocence was not conclusively determined," seeking to undermine Mueller's testimony that he did not exculpate Trump on obstruction of justice charges.

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"I cannot, but this is a unique situation," Mueller responded.

Sanders claimed that Mueller in his testimony "all but admits it was all along a total witch hunt."

"Didn’t take long for Mueller to once again vindicate President @realDonaldTrump. No collusion. No obstruction," she tweeted. 

Sanders added in a follow-up tweet that Mueller was a "figurehead" of an investigation "run by Democrats out to destroy" Trump.

"Thank you House Democrats for calling today’s hearing and exposing the truth for all Americans to see," she concluded.

Sanders departed as press secretary late last month. During her nearly two years on the job, she was a fierce critic of Mueller and defender of the president's claim that the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election was a "witch hunt."

Mueller's report stated that Sanders admitted to investigators that she lied to reporters when she claimed she'd heard from "countless" FBI officials who were happy with the president's decision to fire former Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyDemocrats fear Russia interference could spoil bid to retake Senate Book: FBI sex crimes investigator helped trigger October 2016 public probe of Clinton emails Trump jabs at FBI director over testimony on Russia, antifa MORE.

The 448-page report did not establish a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and neither exonerated nor implicated the president on obstruction of justice charges.