With just two days left until he and his boss are unemployed, Vice President Mike Pence thought he’d try and brag about the Trump administration’s so-called military accomplishments, only to get a brutal fact-check on social media.
Specifically, Pence crowed about how the administration didn’t get into any new wars during their four years in office:
I’m proud to report with just a few days left in our Administration, our Administration is the first in decades that did not get America into a new war. That’s Peace through Strength. pic.twitter.com/uiSNxi67aT
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) January 18, 2021
That was all it took for people to remind the Veep that he and Trump are responsible for failing to contain the COVID-19 pandemic which has claimed the lives of nearly 400,000 Americans and infected at least 24 million. There were also mentions of the insurrection at the Capitol two weeks ago:
Does someone else want to tell him? Or should I?
We’ve been at war for 11 days.
And he and Donald Trump cannot leave soon enough. https://t.co/8tAk33JJ1G
— Rochelle Riley (@rochelleriley) January 18, 2021
Instead we killed nearly 400,000 Americans https://t.co/CRgxo5UQbP
— rabia O’chaudry (@rabiasquared) January 18, 2021
we lost a war to germs my dude https://t.co/E9NENaAU92
— Mike Young (@mikeyoung44) January 18, 2021
Mike Pence: “This is the first administration in decades not to get America into a new war.”
Washington DC last week: pic.twitter.com/xwPl5iBHZG
— JRehling (@JRehling) January 17, 2021
And yet more Americans will have died than in almost any other war in the history of the United States.
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) January 18, 2021
Did you tell these guys? https://t.co/WqHtkcC9Yx pic.twitter.com/RuBe0cpuFa
— #𝔽𝕣𝕖𝕖𝕕𝔾𝕣𝕖𝕘𝕆𝕟𝕊𝕡𝕠𝕣𝕥𝕤 🌾🏈🎙️ (@GregOnSports) January 18, 2021
This administration is one of the few to cause a civil war. This is the only one where the President called the VP a p*ssy. It’s the only one where the President sent an angry mob to lynch the VP and the VP did nothing.
— Ken Halkin (@kchalkin) January 18, 2021
More Americans died under your watch than most wars… along with MAGA taking the capital… I wouldn’t be bragging about ‘peace through strength’.
— JerryRigEverything (@ZacksJerryRig) January 18, 2021
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