Republican Vice President Mike Pence took to Twitter as the end of his time in office came to a close to brag about how the Trump administration entered no "new wars."
I’m proud to report with just a few days left in our Administration, our Administration is the first in decades tha… https://t.co/hKpxafZ199— Mike Pence (@Mike Pence) 1610933419.0
Pence was immediately dragged by many Twitter users, however, who reminded him the country had suffered plenty despite avoiding new foreign wars.
Except civil. https://t.co/yBouj8S2dR— Rick Wilson (@Rick Wilson) 1610881490.0
Does someone else want to tell him? Or should I? We've been at war for 11 days. And he and Donald Trump cannot le… https://t.co/Ra12TBfowk— Rochelle Riley (@Rochelle Riley) 1610938410.0
Instead we killed nearly 400,000 Americans https://t.co/CRgxo5UQbP— rabia O'chaudry (@rabia O'chaudry) 1610941035.0
Some Americans were of the opinion that the self-inflicted damage done to the U.S. during the Trump administration was just as harmful as the toll of a military conflict.
They went to war with America https://t.co/8BKQkKtzAs— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch.com) 1610933708.0
we lost a war to germs my dude https://t.co/E9NENaAU92— Mike Young (@Mike Young) 1610937852.0
...there are 25,000 National Guard Troops in DC. #ReadTheRoom https://t.co/ceq0SSTMSJ— Stephanie Brumsey (@Stephanie Brumsey) 1610936016.0
America has seen its fair share of armed conflict right here at home.
Mike Pence: "This is the first administration in decades not to get America into a new war." Washington DC last we… https://t.co/Y9GQV5wKGu— JRehling (@JRehling) 1610845484.0
@Mike_Pence And yet more Americans will have died than in almost any other war in the history of the United States.— Brian Tyler Cohen (@Brian Tyler Cohen) 1610936411.0
And although America hasn't entered any new wars, some foreign policy experts believe the Trump administration has left us in a worse position than before.
@Mike_Pence You fled Syria and surrendered in Afghanistan. North Korea is stronger. Our allies are thrilled to see… https://t.co/HrmaNvVpwB— John Sipher (@John Sipher) 1610934850.0
Did you tell these guys? https://t.co/WqHtkcC9Yx https://t.co/RuBe0cpuFa— 𝔾𝕣𝕖𝕘𝕆𝕟𝕊𝕡𝕠𝕣𝕥𝕤 🌾🏈🎙️ (@𝔾𝕣𝕖𝕘𝕆𝕟𝕊𝕡𝕠𝕣𝕥𝕤 🌾🏈🎙️) 1610935515.0
Let's forget about the insurrection at the capital last week... https://t.co/y7nay2FzzX— Vassko (@Vassko) 1610942281.0
Pence's tweet fit into his standard pattern of endless praise for President Trump and his administration.
@AndrewSolender @dustingardiner I’m absolutely disgusted by that statement by @VP The WAR America has been in sin… https://t.co/7En8PEUEz0— Disgusted by...GQP (@Disgusted by...GQP) 1610836568.0
@Mike_Pence you got America into the biggest war yet. we’re at war with our democracy, people, and government. you… https://t.co/XPVPnV7ccO— jillian 🏳️🌈 (@jillian 🏳️🌈) 1610933482.0
@Mike_Pence You bombed Syria and assassinated an Iranian general— DogDadBod (@DogDadBod) 1610978278.0
Though Mike Pence's tweet may be technically correct, it seems hard to believe that the Trump Presidency will be remembered as a peaceful one.