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Mike Pence stumbles and trips as he runs up the Air Force Two stairs before flying off to Wisconsin

Mike Pence stumbles and trips as he runs up the stairs to Air Force Two before flying off to Wisconsin

  • Mike Pence almost fell flat on his face as he ran up the stairs of Air Force Two 
  • Pence, 61, appeared to be athletically running up the stairs on the plane Tuesday 
  • He accidentally tripped and fell forward using his hands to save himself 
  • The veep then quickly got to his feet to give a thumbs up and a wave
  • In October 2018, President Trump boarded Air Force One with toilet paper stuck to his shoe

The Vice President Mike Pence was seen tripping up as he ran up the staircase of Air Force Two on Tuesday. 

Pence had almost reached the top of the red carpeted air stairs when he suddenly stumbled and fell forward, using his hands to save himself.

He managed to pick himself up quickly and bounded up the remaining two steps, straightening his jacket and tie before offering a wave and giving a thumbs up gesture to onlookers just as he walked onto the plane.  

Mike Pence almost fell flat on his face as he ran up the stairs of Air Force Two Pence

Pence, 61, appeared to be athletically running up the stairs on the plane Tuesday

Pence, 61, appeared to be athletically running up the stairs on the plane Tuesday

Mike Pence accidentally tripped and fell forward using his hands to save himself

Mike Pence accidentally tripped and fell forward using his hands to save himself

The veep then quickly got to his feet to give a thumbs up and a wave

The veep then quickly got to his feet to give a thumbs up and a wave

It didn't take long before Twitter users mocked Pence's stumble.

It didn’t take long before Twitter users mocked Pence’s stumble.

Pence was heading to Wisconsin for a roundtable discussion on schools with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. 

It didn’t take long before Twitter users mocked Pence’s stumble.

‘Hey Pence – Have a nice trip, see you next Fall. When you lose,’ joked one. ‘I wonder if Mike Pence was trying to show he’s fit in contrast to Trump going down that recent ramp. Planned to run up without stopping or using the handrail. Close but then failed. You can see he’s thinking at the last second, “nuts!”‘ added another. 

Airplane steps have given a few laughs at the expense of politicians over the years. 

President Trump was mocked after he unknowingly had a piece of toilet paper stuck to his shoe as he went up Air Force One’s steps in October 2018.

President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One with toilet paper stuck onto his shoe in 2018

President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One with toilet paper stuck onto his shoe in 2018

The president confidently strutted up the stairs to his jet and waved at fans below, oblivious to the sheet of toilet paper stuck on his shoe

The president confidently strutted up the stairs to his jet and waved at fans below, oblivious to the sheet of toilet paper stuck on his shoe

Pence’s run up the stairs came in stark contrast to footage of President Trump walking gingerly down a ramp and some stairs after delivering an address at West Point Military Academy earlier this month.

There was so much speculation about the strange descent that the president felt compelled to tweet about it. 

‘The ramp that I descended after my West Point Commencement speech was very long & steep, had no handrail and, most importantly, was very slippery,’ Trump said at the time on Twitter.

‘The last thing I was going to do is ‘fall’ for the Fake News to have fun with. Final ten feet I ran down to level ground. Momentum!’ 

But video only shows Trump making two hurried steps at the end of the ramp, rather than running ten feet. 

Footage of President Trump walking gingerly down some stairs after delivering an address at West Point military academy earlier this month saw led to some gentle mocking

Footage of President Trump walking gingerly down some stairs after delivering an address at West Point military academy earlier this month saw led to some gentle mocking 

President Donald Trump tweeted after footage emerged of him walking slowly down a ramp

President Donald Trump tweeted after footage emerged of him walking slowly down a ramp



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