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Twitter melts down over Barr press conference

Twitter exploded throughout Attorney General William BarrBill BarrGroups see new openings for digging up dirt on Trump Amy Coney Barrett receives million advance for book deal: report Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing consent decrees MORE's press conference ahead of the release of 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 report, with strong but varying reactions from members of the media. 

Barr offered a staunch defense of President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: LeBron James's 'racist rants' are divisive, nasty North Carolina man accused of fraudulently obtaining .5M in PPP loans Biden announces picks to lead oceans, lands agencies MORE during the press conference, where he previewed the report's findings and explained why they led him to conclude that Trump had not obstructed justice.

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Barr called the report a vindication of Trump over the allegations of collusion with Russian officials to influence the 2016 election.

All of the top-trending hashtags on Twitter surrounded the Barr press conference and Mueller report on Thursday morning, with Barr's comments and media reaction to them dominating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The redacted Mueller report will be sent to Congress by CD-ROM at 11 a.m. Thursday.