Democrats are (still) in denial.
The release of Robert Mueller’s report and Attorney General William Barr’s statement that the special counsel’s investigation found “no collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election apparently is not final or conclusive enough for the left.
For months, Democrats wagged a finger at President Trump and his supporters as he slammed the probe as a “witch hunt.” From politicians to the press, the left warned that Mueller would finally nail the president and now that it appears he has failed to follow the party narrative, Democrats are calling for an emergency response.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a statement slamming Barr and his “regrettably partisan handling” of the Mueller report – hours before the attorney general even held a news conference on the impending release of the redacted report.
There it is. Schumer and pelosi call for mueller to testify publicly. pic.twitter.com/HyElaDIlIv
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) April 18, 2019
Other Democrats echoed their cries.
Barr is acting more like Trump’s defense attorney than the nation’s Attorney General. His press conference was a stunt, filled with political spin and propaganda.⁰ ⁰Americans deserve the unvarnished truth. We need Special Counsel Mueller to testify publicly in Congress.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) April 18, 2019
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff issued a formal letter to Mueller.
The House Intelligence Committee has formally invited Special Counsel Mueller to testify on the counterintelligence investigation.
After a two year investigation, the public deserves the facts, not Attorney General Barr’s political spin. pic.twitter.com/PWIXvl7MLv
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) April 18, 2019
And before the report’s release on Thursday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler had already asked Mueller to appear before his committee “as soon as possible.”
It is clear Congress and the American people must hear from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in person to better understand his findings. We are now requesting Mueller to appear before @HouseJudiciary as soon as possible. pic.twitter.com/Mmo6PA4KPt
— (((Rep. Nadler))) (@RepJerryNadler) April 18, 2019
“We cannot take Attorney General Barr’s word for it. We must read the full Mueller report, and the underlying evidence. This is about transparency and ensuring accountability,” the Democrat added.
Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, who just launched a 2020 primary challenge against Trump, joined the mob.
“Confidence in our leaders and in our institutions is at the heart of our democracy,” Weld wrote in a statement that was tweeted Thursday. “That confidence has been shaken. It is essential that Special Counsel Bob Mueller come before Congress and address the validity of his report that has been redacted and released. Is this the report he issued?”
“Are these the conclusions to which he came or has the report been altered in any way? Was he pressured to remove or change anything?” he continued.
Trump reacted in epic fashion on Thursday, slamming “radical Dems and haters” while declaring “Game Over” in a tweet.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) April 18, 2019
Reactions poured in to the Democratic meltdown over the report and the cries demanding Mueller testify, as many noted how it will “never be enough” for bloodthirsty Democrats.
Democrats have demanded:
*a special counsel
*fully unredacted report
*Barr/Mueller to testify
*weaponization of committees
It will never be enough.
There was NO collusion and NO obstruction.
Democrats need to move on and get to work for the American people.
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) April 18, 2019
What you’re seeing is unprecedented desperation from the left. They went all in on a collusion conspiracy that never existed, didn’t get the result they wanted, and now they’re throwing manufactured controversies at the wall to see if anything sticks. It won’t work. #NoCollusion
— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) April 18, 2019
It would be a miscarriage of justice to use cherry-picked bits of information from the report to sow further divisiveness and spread conspiracies that serve only to undermine our democratic institutions. (2/5)
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) April 18, 2019
Democrats Launch Hysterical Attacks on AG Barr, Call on Mueller to Testify https://t.co/TEijD0rnxG
— Dan Bongino (@dbongino) April 18, 2019
CNN is losing its mind right now
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) April 18, 2019
BS Nancy…I watched AG Barr’s news conference. I’m going to read the report myself. I’m sick of this witch hunt…it’s over Nancy, give it up. https://t.co/mtFpGLts8U
— Marie Tallman (@Oldequilter) April 18, 2019
— RFernandez (@Tempo1982) April 18, 2019
That will never happen. Those politicians are obsessed as well as the media. Just watched CNN AND MSNBC. They are tearing apart BARR. They never heard a word.
— Gwen Gordon (@Fj0224Gwen) April 18, 2019
Is it perhaps too presumptuous to say that we will look back at 11:00 today, April 18, 2019, as the moment President Donald Trump won the 2020 Election?
— Brett Stone (@Cephas64) April 18, 2019
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