CORONAVIRUS

Mike Pence’s ‘Gaslighting’ Boast About Record Jobs Creation Backfires

"I mean it's just blatant, textbook, dictionary definition gaslighting," one person on Twitter said of the vice president's fact-defying boast.

Jaws collectively dropped on Twitter over Vice President Mike Pence’s latest boast about the number of jobs created during Donald Trump’s presidency.

Pence on Wednesday told Fox NewsSean Hannity that Trump had “seen us through the worst pandemic in 100 years” and “we’ve already created more jobs in the last three months than Joe Biden and Barack Obama created in their eight years in office.”

Check out Pence’s comments here:

People on Twitter pointed out problems with Pence’s brag.

Several accused the vice president of “gaslighting” and noted an administration does not create the jobs itself.

Other critics highlighted how millions of workers have lost jobs and the economy has shrunk by record levels during the coronavirus pandemic, in part thanks to the Trump administration’s disastrous response:

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