Trump Jr.: 'Collusion truthers' need to be 'held accountable' after Mueller report

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump jokes he'll 'look into' pardon for 'Tiger King' after asked by reporter at virus briefing Twitter says coronavirus disinformation spread by Chinese officials does not violate rules Former lawyer for trophy hunting group joins Trump administration MORE says Democrats and members of the media should be "held accountable" after Attorney General William Barr said that 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 did not uncover any evidence President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders says he wouldn't 'drop dead' if Trump decided on universal healthcare Overnight Health Care: Trump officials lay groundwork for May reopening | Democrats ramp up talks with Mnuchin on next relief deal | Fauci says death toll could be around 60,000 Hillicon Valley: State officials push for more election funds | Coronavirus surveillance concerns ramp up pressure for privacy bill | Senators warned not to use Zoom | Agencies ask FCC to revoke China Telecom's license MORE's campaign colluded with Russia.

“It’s my hope that honest journalists within the media have the courage to hold these now fully debunked truthers accountable and treat them with the scorn and ridicule that they so deserve,” Trump’s eldest son said in a statement Sunday afternoon.

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“Sadly, instead of apologizing for needlessly destabilizing the country in a transparent attempt to delegitimize the 2016 election, it’s clear that the Collusion Truthers in the media and the Democrat Party are only going to double down on their sick and twisted conspiracy theories moving forward,” he added.

Trump Jr. had faced scrutiny over a 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Russian nationals and Trump campaign officials. On Friday, after Mueller delivered his report to the Justice Department, Trump Jr. had blasted those who speculated about whether there was collusion as “Collusion Truthers”.

According to the summary of Mueller’s findings from Barr’s office, the probe found no evidence of collusion with Russia. Mueller also made no conclusion as to whether Trump obstructed justice over the course of the investigation.

The White House in a statement called it a "total and complete exoneration."