A body language expert analyzes Trump’s unbearably long…

A body language expert analyzes Trump’s unbearably long handshake with Emmanuel Macron

  • President Donald Trump continued his series of awkward handshakes with foreign leaders on Friday, engaging in a hard-to-watch 25-second-long handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron on the streets of Paris.
  • Following the Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees, Macron and Trump bid farewell with a prolonged handshake that, according to body language expert Patti Wood, quickly became a power struggle between the two alpha males.
  • After the two leaders met at the G7 summit in May, Macron described his first handshake with Trump as a way to “show he would not make small concessions.” That show of power was once again on display in the two leaders’ Paris encounter. Read more. (7/14/17, 2:09 PM)