Pence Met With Awkward Silence Instead Of Applause After Mentioning Trump In Munich Speech

Vice President Mike Pence was met a lengthy silence instead of applause on Friday after he mentioned President Trump during a security conference in Munich.

“I bring greetings from the 45th president of the United States of America, Donald Trump,” Pence said, before being met with a lengthy silence.

Pence traveled to Germany this week for the annual Munich Security Conference along with a bipartisan delegation, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.).

The uncomfortable “moment of silence” was mocked online by Twitter users: