Check out how it went down here:
— The Hill (@thehill) June 28, 2019
The awkward gesture was “an example of a good way Trump is upsetting the global order,” David Nakamura, a reporter for The Washington Post, tweeted.
This fist bump is an example of a good way Trump is upsetting the global order. pic.twitter.com/oNYjEbWvxU
— David Nakamura (@DavidNakamura) June 28, 2019
Trump in 2017 greeted Abe with a handshake that seemingly went on forever:
Ouch! Trump and Japanese PM Shinzō Abe’s EPIC handshake. pic.twitter.com/gtX3mCwii8
— Eddie Du (@Edourdoo) February 11, 2017
And, earlier this month, he was forced to deny fist-bumping Queen Elizabeth II during his state visit to the United Kingdom after this image of the pair went viral:
VICTORIA JONES VIA GETTY IMAGES
Trump, a notorious germaphobe, has called the handshake “barbaric.” “You catch colds, you catch flu … You catch all sorts of things,” he reportedly said in 1999.
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