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Mental Breakdown? Trump Goes on Mueller/Obstruction of Justice Twitter Tirade


Team Trump managed to keep the President largely silent during the Comey hearing, but all hell has busted loose since it has been widely reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is extending the investigation into discerning whether Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director, James Comey.

But while Trump has been on Twitter less in the recent days, after the news of Mueller’s expanding investigation lit up major news networks, the President returned to his favorite form of communication.

Trump slammed the Russian collusion “story,” which is still very much an open, active investigation that continues to expand. And while Trump himself may not have been a target of that investigation, he firmly placed himself in the cross hairs by firing  Comey – the man who was charged with leading much of that investigation.

According to CNN:

Law enforcement sources tell CNN that the special counsel is gathering information and considering whether there is evidence to launch a full-scale obstruction investigation.

The interviews are some of the first indications of the efforts of Mueller’s newly assembled team. Ultimately, it would be up to Mueller to decide whether there is enough evidence to recommend pursuing charges on any part of the investigation.

Any finding that could arise against the President would have another hurdle — a longstanding Justice Department stance against indicting a sitting president. However, a finding of wrongdoing would likely be left to Congress to consider whether it warranted criminal impeachment.

Social media has erupted in response to Trump’s snowflake attitude with internet gold. Here are a couple of the best:


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