Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday claimed President Donald Trump regularly asks to start Cabinet meetings with prayer — and Twitter can't handle how audacious and false-seeming the comment was.
As Politico's Tim Alberta flagged, Pence told the Christian Broadcasting Network he has "lost count of the number of times that the president has nudged me, or nudged another member of the cabinet and said 'Let's start this meeting with prayer.'"
Vice President Pence tells CBN he has "lost count of the number of times that the president has nudged me, or nudge… https://t.co/Z5FOW4GQ6d— Tim Alberta (@Tim Alberta)1525383237.0
"What complete and utter horsesh*t," author and Wonkette founder Ana Marie Cox tweeted in response to Pence's claim.
What complete and utter horseshit. https://t.co/kaRbtF3qyv— take care of yourself (@take care of yourself)1525387012.0
Open Secrets' Robert Maguire, meanwhile, noted that Trump admitted "on camera, in front of a live audience" that he never asked God for forgiveness for anything when he was on the campaign trail.
"It would be great if someone would ask Pence about this sometime," the journalist wrote.
It would be great if someone would ask Pence about this sometime https://t.co/2MoPBNkNcZ— Robert Maguire (@Robert Maguire)1525384458.0
Check out more responses below:
... "a staff member from trump’s campaign recalls him mocking pence’s religiosity. he said that, when people met w… https://t.co/6KPYug7NpC— fake nick ramsey @ 🏡 (@fake nick ramsey @ 🏡)1525387301.0
if only there were some extremely specific directive in the christian scriptures about claiming to have witnessed t… https://t.co/icDCO7wu8s— Josh Fruhlinger (@Josh Fruhlinger)1525387152.0
100% true, no way is this a hilarious lie https://t.co/Yvgo0YeNk7— i bless the rains down in castamere (@i bless the rains down in castamere)1525384201.0
hilarious. Who is writing these scripts? Do they act it out first to see how realistic it looks or sounds, or do th… https://t.co/pLWqVIT7Ct— Nova Stella (@Nova Stella)1525387729.0
Only in your dream, Mike. Only in your dreams. https://t.co/zJXoSdFgIR— Sarah McBride (@Sarah McBride)1525387718.0
Tragically, VP Pence reveals inability to count past zero. https://t.co/caKi4LlPqI— Discontent MINT 🤳🏼 (@Discontent MINT 🤳🏼)1525384541.0
Followed by, "LOL I'm just fucking with you. Where're the hookers?" https://t.co/fuk40RwOnU— Ben Howe (@Ben Howe)1525383730.0
Well as long as he is praying I guess the lying cheating racist sexual abusing thief is gonna be ok!😡 https://t.co/tP4QLONy0a— Christine (@Christine)1525387924.0
oh for sure man https://t.co/45q1aFpfDI— Anthony Oliveira (@Anthony Oliveira)1525387977.0
Anytime Donald Trump suggests prayer, he's dumping another truck load of con on his gullible base. https://t.co/uLSBNHdWH7— trebloc (@trebloc)1525385019.0
If there was anybody left out there who still harbored doubts about Pence being as full of shit as a constipated hi… https://t.co/yUzCwhYwxM— I Won't Back Down To Trumpism (@I Won't Back Down To Trumpism)1525384843.0