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Twitter melts down over Barr press conference

Twitter exploded throughout Attorney General William BarrBill BarrPolice accountability board concludes that Seattle police officers used excessive force during encounters with protesters Trump hasn't asked Barr to open investigation into Bidens, McEnany says Seattle, Portland, NYC sue Trump administration over threat to pull federal money MORE's press conference ahead of the release of special counsel 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 report, with strong but varying reactions from members of the media. 

Barr offered a staunch defense of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' 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.