BY: Victorino Matus
As reported on NBC News, Vice President Mike Pence has been in regular communication with former vice presidents Joe Biden and Dick Cheney.Read More
As reported on NBC News, Vice President Mike Pence has been in regular communication with former vice presidents Joe Biden and Dick Cheney. The Washington Free Beacon has obtained a partial transcript from the group's first official meeting, which took place this morning:
First Meeting of the ViP Club
The Vice President’s Residence
One Observatory Circle
November 10, 2017
VICE PRESIDENT PENCE: Gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you both to the first official meeting of the ViP Club.
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN: Is that we’re calling it, Mike? Because, God bless ya, I think we can do better.
VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY: It sounds like a strip club.
PENCE: Well, I'm, uh, certainly open to suggestions.
BIDEN: It needs to convey optimism, hope, and change.
CHENEY: You mean like Recovery Summer?
PENCE: Do you have a suggestion, Dick?
CHENEY: The First Order. It’s short and sweet but conveys the enormous imperial power we actually wield.
BIDEN: That’s a good point. We are a big [EXPLETIVE] deal.
PENCE: How about the Breakfast Club? Or is that already taken?
CHENEY: Speaking of breakfast, what are we having? I’m starving. And you better not say it’s continental or I will blow a hole through your skull. You know I’m capable of doing it.
BIDEN: I’d love a Jimmy Dean sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich. That’s what I’d get on the Amtrak Acela.
CHENEY: Sounds healthy. I’ll have the same.
PENCE: Actually our choices are steel-cut Irish oatmeal or blueberry yogurt parfait.
BIDEN: Believe it or not, I had a blueberry yogurt parfait once—on the Amtrak Acela, go figure! I told the conductor, this articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy who happened to be