Twitter Relentlessly Mocks Pence’s ‘Sycophantic’ Praise of Trump at Cabinet Meeting: ‘Good Grief’


After helping President Donald Trump achieve his first major legislative victory with the GOP tax bill, Vice President Mike Pence attended a cabinet meeting and heaped praise upon the president. Just how much praise did he heap? Two full minutes worth.

Here is just a portion of the sonnet delivered from the lips of our vice president, which Trump soaked in, cross-armed.

“Thank you for seeing, through the course of this year, an agenda that is truly restoring this country,” he remarked. “You’ve unleashed American energy. You’ve spurred an optimism in this country that’s setting records.”

Pence continued, declining to explain how something as abstract as “optimism” can be setting records.

“I want to thank you, Mr. President. I want to thank you for speaking on behalf of and fighting every day for the forgotten men and women of America. Because of your determination, because of your leadership, the forgotten men and women of America are forgotten no more,” he finished, saving the best for last.

“And we are making America great again.”

Trump is certainly a man who enjoys praise and Pence’s remarks were nothing if not effusive.

They were so lavish, as a matter of fact, that media Twitter couldn’t help but turn on the snark machine.

After Pence finished his remarks, the president simply responded “Thank you, Mike. That’s very nice. I appreciate that.”

The rest of the cabinet also leapt at the chance to commend Trump for his performance, with the White House issuing a press release encapsulating each of their comments.

Watch above, via CNN.

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