Sailors told to clap for Mike Pence like they're at a strip club
Vice President Mike Pence, seen here speaking to reporters at the White House. (AFP / SAUL LOEB)

On Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence spoke with sailors of the USS Harry S. Truman in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Pence is scheduled to tour the aircraft carrier and to meet with local business leaders about the U.S., Mexico, Canada trade agreement referred to as USMCA, according to his office.

While at the event, Journalist Brendan Ponton tweeted that people were being egged on to applaud for Pence.

"Sailors being instructed to 'clap like we’re at a strip club' when VP arrives (not kidding)" he tweeted.

Read his full thread below.