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Social media goes wild over Trump and Pence's would-be smooch

Mike Pence tries to unite GOP
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Well, that was awkward.

Donald Trump walked out on the Republican convention stage Wednesday night at the conclusion of Mike Pence's first speech as an official vice presidential nominee, and according to the Associated Press, Pence's teleprompter gave the instruction for the two to "embrace."

But with typical Trumpian disregard for teleprompters, the billionaire went in for a kiss instead, attempting to plant a wet one on Pence's forehead.

The GOP nominee didn't quite stick the landing, his puckered lips meeting air when Pence pulled back.

Relive the painful moment here:

Twitter -- of course -- went wild with the endlessly GIF-able moment:

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