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Sarah Sanders: Democrats should ‘quit lying and do their jobs’

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday mocked Democrats following special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress the previous day, saying Democrats should “quit lying and do their jobs.”

“Almost feel sorry for the Democrats: they said @realDonaldTrump would lose-he won; said he’d ruin our economy-it’s booming; and when all else failed said he’s a traitor! when in fact he’s a patriot making America great again,” she tweeted. 

“Maybe Dems should just quit lying and do their jobs,” Sanders added. 

President Trump himself took a victory lap Wednesday after Mueller’s more than six-hour appearance on Capitol Hill to answer questions about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by Trump.{mosads}

“This was a very big day for our country. This was a very big day for the Republican Party. And you could say it was a great day for me, but I don’t even like to say that. It’s great,” the president told reporters at the White House.

Mueller reiterated during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee that he and his team did not “reach a determination as to whether the president committed a crime” but said that he could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office.

The former special counsel’s report released earlier this year laid out 10 possible instances of obstruction, but Mueller has said he and his team did not consider whether to recommend charges due to current Justice Department guidance against indicting a sitting president.

Mueller’s team did not find evidence to establish that Trump’s campaign illegally coordinated with Russia during the 2016 election, but the special counsel on Wednesday also doubled down on his assertion that his report did not “exonerate” the president.

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