President Trump claims “total exoneration” after Attorney General William Barr released a summary of the Mueller report to lawmakers and the public.
People on social media slammed “Today” show host Savannah Guthrie for Monday’s “biased” interview with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders following the completion of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
Guthrie sat down with Sanders one day after Attorney General William Barr issued a four-page summary of Mueller’s findings, which the special counsel submitted Friday.
The two sparred over whether the White House will authorize the public release of the Mueller report, the legal semantics of Trump’s claim of “exoneration” and whether the president “bullied” Mueller with his rhetoric.
Twitter critics took issue with Guthrie’s handling of Sanders and her name quickly became a trending topic.
One Twitter user said Guthrie was “is so biased, she doesn’t even deserve to be on TV, My last day ever of watching the today show.”
Another person on Twitter questioned whether Guthrie could “be any more biased? I hate the way she attacks anyone in the political realm who supports @POTUS.”
“I hate seeing how media personalities like Savannah Guthrie think they don’t have to use basic politeness when speaking to someone,” another person tweeted. “Media will interview a serial killer and smile and joke with them but @PressSec is on and she acts like that.”
One Twitter user said that “Savannah Guthrie is not well equipped to debate Sarah Huckabee Sanders.”
One Twitter user said that Guthrie “shows her bias in every interview. No professionalism. I stopped watching the Today show in 2016. Couldn’t stand watching her interviews of non Democratic Party members.”
However, some defended Guthrie for her interview with Sanders.
Another person on Twitter said, “WOW I never want to be questioned by Savannah Guthrie!!! Bulldog Guthrie!!! Sarah Sanders never had a chance!!!!”
“Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a liar,” one person wrote on Twitter. “She didn’t ‘take down’ Savannah Guthrie. She lied to her face like she’s been lying to the American people these past couple of years.”
Another user congratulated Guthrie, saying, “Good job Savannah, but we wish you had gone a little farther to show the American people how dishonest” Sanders is.
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