Rudy Giuliani Claims New Mueller Indictments Absolve Trump In Laughable Tweet

Give Rudy Giuliani credit for trying to protect his client Donald Trump, but give Twitter users credit for not falling for the spin.

On Friday, shortly after a grand jury convened by special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials in connection with the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network during the 2016 election, Giuliani posted a tweet claiming the news proved Trump was “completely innocent.”

Of course, many Twitter users disagreed strongly with Giuliani and made some cogent points that the former New York City mayor will probably ignore.

One person had a simple question for Giuliani.

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"Not My Heritage Rally"

According to the House analysis, the IRA paid 2,840 rubles (about $46) to promote a "Not My Heritage Rally." The ad targeted 18- to 50-year-olds who lived within 12 miles of Jackson, Miss., and had 9,306 impressions and 261 clicks.


This sponsored Instagram ad features an image of a hooded black man standing next to a vandalized a police car. The IRA paid 1,498 rubles (roughly $24) for the ad, which specifically targeted law enforcement officers and people who work in the military. It earned 7,588 impressions.

"The Police should protect not Brutalize"

This ad for an IRA-managed Facebook page called "Black Matters" had 2,461 impressions and 75 clicks. The ad cost 392 rubles -- a little more than $6.00.


This Instagram ad, featuring an image of a black man spearing a white police officer with the American flag, targeted people who are interested in Ted Cruz or Fox News. The IRA paid 8,865 rubles (roughly $140) for 36,217 impressions and 103 clicks.

Anti Hillary Clinton

This anti-Hillary Clinton ad focused on immigration and was aimed at members of the "Being Patriotic" Facebook page and their friends.

Sharia Law

This ad targeted people who liked the "United Muslims of America" Facebook page, and friends of their connections.

"No Invaders Allowed"

Numerous ads sought to build a following for an anti-immigrant IRA-backed Facebook page called "Secured Borders."

Heart of Texas

An event sponsored by one of the IRA's more successful Facebook pages, "Heart of Texas," encouraged followers to attend a secession rally. The IRA paid 2,392 rubles (roughly $39.00) for the ad, which targeted people who lived within a 10-mile radius of Austin, Texas. It had 3,658 impressions and 222 clicks.

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