Pence boasted that the Trump administration didn’t get in any new wars.
“That’s Peace through Strength,” he tweeted:
But as Pence’s critics quickly pointed out, the Trump administration is currently in a losing battle with the coronavirus, which has sickened nearly 24 million and killed close to 400,000 Americans.
There’s also another issue: Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this month in a violent and deadly insurrection egged on by the president that turned the halls of Congress into a virtual war zone.
That violence, and the threat of new violence, has led to a massive military presence in Washington, D.C. ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden this week.
Twitter users offered up some corrections to Pence’s claim:
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