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Pelosi may have embarrassed Trump, but Pence is the one everyone’s laughing about

Mike Pence appeared to fall asleep during a contentious Oval Office meeting with President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
Mike Pence appeared to fall asleep during a contentious Oval Office meeting with President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.Photo: Twitter

Yesterday’s squabble on live television between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer was one for the ages.

After all, Pelosi did the one thing Republicans never do. She stood up to him in public to his face. And in the process, she became an even bigger hero in the eyes of progressives.

You probably didn’t notice, but Vice President Mike Pence was also in the room. The internet and late night comics, however, did. And faster than you can say “beige,” they were on it.

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From Elf on the Shelf references to comparisons to Weekend at Bernie’s, the new Pence statue in the Oval Office was ripe for roasting.

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