Trump And Pence Lunch On Cheeseburgers To A Soundtrack Of Cable News

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 19: Vice President Mike Pence (L) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak to the media before signing the Space Policy Directive 4, during a ceremony in the Oval Office on February 19, ... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 19: Vice President Mike Pence (L) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak to the media before signing the Space Policy Directive 4, during a ceremony in the Oval Office on February 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 15, 2019 11:50 am
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have revamped the traditional top two lunch to suit Trump’s preferences. This means more cheeseburgers, and more cable news, than other presidential pairs have indulged in in the past.

According to an Atlantic report, Presidents and Vice Presidents in administrations of yore preferred to eat together without any staffers, to help build a relationship and allow for candor. Trump instead has issued a mass invite to top aides and keeps cable news on in the background, interrupting the meals of chicken and cheeseburgers to yell about coverage he doesn’t like.

Pence has won Trump’s approval by rarely disagreeing with him and being sure to compliment him at every opportunity. Trump reportedly considers Pence “probably the best choice I made — and I made a few bad ones.”

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