Political Twitter Wildly Speculates Over Report Mueller’s Asking About Trump Link to DNC Hack: ‘Big Trouble’
The political world is buzzing about a new report out Wednesday afternoon from NBC News which states that special counsel Robert Mueller‘s team has been asking witnesses specific questions about whether President Donald Trump knew about the stolen DNC emails prior to their publication by Wikileaks.
Many pundits, politicians, and Washington observers have begun speculating wildly about the ramifications of this report. Here’s a sampling of the social media reaction:
FYI: You don’t ask questions you don’t know the answer to. https://t.co/YPtmmrzwbH
— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) February 28, 2018
— SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER (@brianbeutler) February 28, 2018
Conservatives who haven’t yet figured out that the bright light ahead is the Mueller Express, there’s still time to wise up. But not much.
— John Schindler (@20committee) February 28, 2018
Specifically, Team??Mueller is probing whether Trump was aware of plans for #WikiLeaks to publish the STOLEN emails.?
OF COURSE, Trump *knew*, because PapaD told the campaign about the stolen emails‼️
And PapaD is squealing.? 2/
— Dr. Dena Grayson (@DrDenaGrayson) February 28, 2018
Breaking: Mueller now directly probing whether Trump personally knew about criminal hacking in advance.
— Ari Melber (@AriMelber) February 28, 2018
The truth has been staring us in the face for two years.
The impulse to perform elaborate mental gymnastics to avoid the obvious conclusion is fascinating. https://t.co/lhMxpVc5Gp
— Adam Jentleson (@AJentleson) February 28, 2018
Wonder why leaks are happening all of a sudden from Mueller investigation? Are these real stories or fake “leaks” designed to get Mueller fired? Mueller asking if Trump knew about hacked Dem emails before release https://t.co/kvY1YtmLmM via @nbcnews
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) February 28, 2018
Again: What did POTUS know and when did he know it? The Tricky Dick syndrome raises its ugly head yet again as the stain spreads.
Mueller asking if Trump knew about hacked Democratic emails before release https://t.co/sQWWrKSGTQ via @nbcnews
— Brian J. Karem (@BrianKarem) February 28, 2018
Sweating Mueller questions is becoming Trump’s cardiohttps://t.co/ZEIADkMLj7
— Roland Scahill (@rolandscahill) February 28, 2018
His campaign certainly knew as early as April. Trump’s call in July for Russia to release Clinton’s emails has always looked like collusion out in the open. https://t.co/ZSzA9nF5KM
— Matthew Miller (@matthewamiller) February 28, 2018
Many suspect Trump had advance notice of DNC hack. Always seemed more plausible that when he talked about Russia & Clinton emails, he meant the 30k Hillary deleted/smashed/bleachbitted. Anything possible, but seems more likely, no? https://t.co/xG6EwGOZsT
— Byron York (@ByronYork) February 28, 2018
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 28, 2018
<THREAD> This scoop by @KatyTurNBC and @carolelee puts the nail in the coffin of arguments that Mueller is not digging deep into potential Trump-Russia collusion and is focused on obstruction and process crimes. 1/ https://t.co/yycFp1FsmW
— Ryan Goodman (@rgoodlaw) February 28, 2018
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