Mike Pence promises Trump White House ‘just getting started’ as ‘Handmaids’ protest Trump and Pence
Elizabeth Moss as Offred in Hulu's upcoming adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale. (Photo courtesy of Hulu)

On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence addressed attendees at the America First event in Philadelphia. The speech was intended to show "what the tax cuts mean for you and your family," according to the group.


Coming to the stage while his signature AC/DC intro song played, Pence boasted about the administration's achievements in its first 18 months.

"I think there's only one way you can sum up this administration. It's been a year and a half of action. A year and a half of results," Pence said. "A year and a half of promises made and promises kept. And we're just getting started," Pence said.

Pence followed that up by bragging about how the administration has increased military spending, even though America First is devoted to promoting tax cuts.

"Just pray for America," Pence said later on in the speech.

Even as Pence pledged that the Trump White House was just getting started, one hundred women planned to dress as handmaids from the dystopian book and television show The Handmaid's Tale. The demonstrators mean to call attention to administration policies against women and LGBTQ rights.

“We just felt that the visual of the ‘Handmaid's Tale’ costumes, a society in which women in Gilead are stripped of their most basic rights and their humanity, was appropriate,” Samantha Goldman, who helped plan the event, told the Inquirer.

"This nightmare must end! The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!" the group wrote on their website.