After CNN reported that special counsel Robert Mueller and a grand jury are filing charges against individuals and seeking to obtain arrest warrants, the internet went nuts.
Immediately, commentators brought up the attempted distraction from the White House for the last several days. Others mocked Fox News host Sean Hannity, who was demanding to know when Hillary Clinton would be indicted. The rest are just glad the beginning of the end has begun.
You can read the best below:
oh no what if it’s tiffany— Ashley Feinberg (@Ashley Feinberg)1509152548.0
No wonder Fox News is in coverup mode. https://t.co/lUIN6zEksp— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP)1509154495.0
Buckle up. We can expect Trump’s efforts to confuse and divide Americans against each other to shift into overdrive. Don’t fall for it.— Evan McMullin 🇺🇸 (@Evan McMullin 🇺🇸)1509154295.0
Mueller wouldn’t have filed charges today if his case wasn’t airtight & remember a grand jury approved it. No “fake news.” All very real.— Scott Dworkin (@Scott Dworkin)1509153350.0
"Republicans barfing up crazy shit about Hillary" is officially the best early-warning system for actual news about Mueller's investigation.— Ken Tremendous (@Ken Tremendous)1509153477.0
Remember when you tweeted Make Russia Great Again and deleted it @seanhannity ? Sure Mueller does. https://t.co/gdp4cBICV1— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈)1509153312.0
I’m imagining Barack Obama watching the Mueller news on TV in the tan suit while putting Grey Poupon on a hot dog AND he can’t stop laughing— Tony Posnanski (@Tony Posnanski)1509153366.0
It takes a special kind of delusion to tweet this at the same time that we learn #Mueller has filed charges in… https://t.co/AeiaFhFrzr— Peter Daou (@Peter Daou)1509153486.0
There has been a campaign out of the WH to discredit the Mueller investigation, but now the special counsel may be… https://t.co/uXTJ9m3dls— Dan Rather (@Dan Rather)1509153430.0
And Mueller starts handing out indictments ;-) https://t.co/DxDLNmp49V— AltYellowstoneNatPar (@AltYellowstoneNatPar)1509153323.0
If you are innocent @realDonaldTrump you wouldn't need Faux News helping you create a distraction from #TrumpRussia re: Mueller #MAGA— Mateusz Adam (@Mateusz Adam)1509154101.0
@CNN 10/ So this suggests to me that he most likely is indicting someone early to get him/her to flip. The obvious… https://t.co/GeZrToBcID— Renato Mariotti (@Renato Mariotti)1509153491.0