Trump campaign running ads on Facebook based on Mueller report

 Trump campaign running ads on Facebook based on Mueller report
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President Trump's reelection campaign is running Facebook advertisements based on the newly released Mueller report.

The campaign on Thursday started running posts that included several videos saying special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's report exonerated Trump and criticizing Democrats’ previous discussions of the report.

“Witch hunt investigation concluded: No collusion. No obstruction. Complete exoneration,” one video said. “Now we fight back! Contribute now.”

“Dems hyped collusion with no evidence,” another video said. “Mueller proves them wrong.”

The video then showed prominent Democrats including House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerDemocrats are running out of stunts to pull from impeachment playbook Trump asks if Nadler will look into Clinton's 'deleted and acid washed' emails Trump tweets conservative commentator's criticism of FBI director MORE (D-N.Y.), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffCohen says Trump attorney told him to say Trump Tower talks ended earlier than they did Cohen told lawmakers that Trump lawyer Sekulow instructed him to lie about Moscow tower project: report Supreme Court declines to hear case on businesses' political contributions MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellCNN announces four more town halls featuring 2020 Dems De Blasio pitches himself as tough New Yorker who can take on 'Don the con' Momentum builds behind push to pass laws enshrining abortion rights MORE (D-Calif.) talking about collusion with the word “wrong” placed over their faces.

“After more than 2 YEARS, and $25 MILLION taxpayer dollars spent, the Mueller Report proves what I have been saying since Day One: NO COLLUSION, NO OBSTRUCTION -- COMPLETE EXONERATION,” text accompanying the videos said.

“After they lied to the American people, Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTrump jokingly suggests serving as many as five terms GOP senator warns Trump, Mulvaney against 'draconian' budget cuts Press: Justin Amash breaks ranks with party MORE, Democratic leadership, and all of the 2020 Democratic candidates raised MILLIONS of dollars off of their phony Witch Hunt!” it continued. “Democrats and the Fake News media have proven that there is no line they won’t cross, so we need to fight back BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE.”

The videos encouraged supporters to donate.  

The campaign is also doing additional fundraising based off the report. It texted supporters the link to a fundraising page.

“Sorry Trump Haters. The biggest Waste of Money Witch Hunt in history is finally over. The attacks and lies will keep coming heading into 2020. That’s why we need to fight back BIGGER and STRONGER than ever before,” the page said.

“Contribute IMMEDIATELY to help us CRUSH our goal of raising $1,000,000 in the next 24 hours,” it continued.

The Justice Department on Thursday released a redacted version of Mueller’s report into his investigation into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election. The report detailed 10 instances where the president may have obstructed justice. Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrBarr says he's working to protect presidency, not Trump Press: Justin Amash breaks ranks with party White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena MORE and Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod RosensteinKlobuchar: 'Don't think' there are reasons to investigate Mueller probe's origins Democrats are running out of stunts to pull from impeachment playbook Barr dismisses contempt vote as part of 'political circus' MORE have declined to pursue an obstruction of justice charge. Mueller said in his report that Congress has the authority to pursue obstruction of justice probes.