House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) had to tell the audience gathered at the White House Tuesday to applaud for a line thanking President Biden.
“Mr. President, thank you for unifying and inspiring a vision of a stronger, fairer, safer future for all,” Pelosi said, praising Biden for his “extraordinary leadership.”
“That’s an applause line,” she said, adding, “Jill was applauding.”
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Pelosi has to say "That's an applause line" to get the people in the audience at the White House to clap for her. pic.twitter.com/Eq6WEQPFDt
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) September 13, 2022
Many online compared it to Jeb Bush’s “please clap” line during the 2016 Republican presidential primary.