On Thursday’s edition of “Deadline: White House” on MSNBC, host Nicolle Wallace played video of from the uncomfortably effusive praise that Vice President Mike Pence and members of the presidential Cabinet heaped on President Donald Trump.
“Yikes,” said Wallace after the clip before pointing out that the Washington Post reported that Pence praised Trump once every 12 seconds for three minutes.
“I don’t even do that for my 5-year-old,” said Wallace, “who I think is really great.”
“First of all, I think I need a shower after hearing that,” said New York Times chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich, who went on to say, “It’s a little weird, there’s no question about it.”
“These people privately speak very differently,” he said, contrasting the the sycophancy on display Wednesday.
Watch the video, embedded below: