In a matter of minutes after its release, the redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report had dozens of people on Twitter using their lunch hour to scour the details of the more than 400-page document.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr released the report at 11 a.m. Thursday, weeks after Mueller concluded his investigation.
The primary finding from the report is that Mueller and his team considered President Donald Trump’s written responses to queries concerning the Russia probe to be inadequate. However, the team decided not subpoena the president because that move would delay the investigation.
Many Twitter users expressed their perspectives on the findings. Some found issue with the amount of redacted segments in the 400-page report.
Others felt that the report would be the end of Trump’s presidency. Some social media users considered the evidence overwhelming that the president colluded.
Several tweeted about the reported direct quote from Trump regarding the investigation. On page 290, a quote from Trump reads “Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m (expletive).”
The report, for some, was more of a confirmation that the investigation had more to do with politics than wrongdoing by the president.
The hashtag #collusiondelusion was used by some who believed the report exonerated Trump.
For a few commentators, the report was deemed as a document that wouldn’t sway the public one way or the other.
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