The NY Daily News is reporting that Trump was snubbed by the First Lady of Poland today when he reached out for a handshake:
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) July 6, 2017
President Trump just can’t get a proper handshake abroad.
The First Lady of Poland appeared to snub Trump for a handshake Thursday after he gave a speech in Warsaw — giving Trump yet another public rebuke during a foreign trip.
News cameras captured Agata Kornhauser-Duda gliding past the open-handed Trump during a photoshoot, stepping straight to First Lady Melania Trump instead.
Trump seemed stunned by the snub, and let out a slight smirk as the wives talked.
A public rebuke? Seriously?
Watch the video for yourself. You’ll see her shake Melania’s hand first, then Trump:
Folks, Poland's first lady did not diss Trump's handshake attempt. She was looking at Melania, shook her hand, then shook Trump's. Stop. pic.twitter.com/ta8DNsv0Th
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) July 6, 2017
Jaffy is with NBC Nightly News and he’s exactly right. There was no snub nor public rebuke.
NY Daily News does go on to say this:
Kornhauser-Duda then did give him a one-second shake—much shorter than her prolonged shake-and-chat with Melania. Moments later, he walked away alone as the wives talked again.
They are actually calling a 2-3 second handshake a prolonged handshake just so they can pretend that Trump was snubbed.
And it wasn’t just the NY Daily News that ran with this phony story:
— TIME (@TIME) July 6, 2017
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) July 6, 2017
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 6, 2017
— HuffPost Canada (@HuffPostCanada) July 6, 2017
— Intl. Business Times (@IBTimes) July 6, 2017
And even CNN’s own Chris Cillizza:
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) July 6, 2017