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WATCH: Bono meets with VP Mike Pence – and people are not happy


Bono met with Mike Pence, the United States Of America’s new Vice President, and people were not happy.

The U2 frontman and his band bashed President Donald Trump during his campaign – so his meeting with the VP was considered strange.

However, the Dubliner met with Mike at the Munich Security Meeting to talk to him about the American’s support of an Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief back in 2003.

At the time, Mike sat in congress representing Indiana and George W. Bush was the president, who pledged $15 billion for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and research in developing countries during his term.

While their conversation was short, Bono said that he “really appreciated” that Mike had twice voted in favour to have the plan passed and that it had “really helped” the fight against the disease.

When the video of their conversation emerged, many hit out at the musician for meeting with 57-year-old.

Twitter users shared screenshots of the footage and mentioned Mike’s supportive and controversial stance on gay conversion therapy.