MSNBC mocked President Trump’s extended handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron, putting a timer in the bottom corner of their coverage of their meeting Friday afternoon.
Trump was saying goodbye to the French President, as his visit to the country for Bastille Day is coming to a close. MSNBC host Katy Tur made light of the handshake as they smiled for the cameras.
“Right before leaving France, President Trump and French President Macron, who seemed to be enjoying new romance, began to press the flesh and wouldn’t let go,” said Tur.
“The latest handshake that was seen around the world lasted nearly 30 seconds,” the anchor continued as a clock graphic counted the seconds of the handshake. “There was a lot of leaning in with President Trump at one point using his other hand to pat Macron on the chest,” Tur continued.
All in all, it was a successful visit for Trump, who proclaimed Friday night the US relationship with France was “stronger than ever.”
MSNBC has resurrected their network by beating on President Trump with nonstop negative headlines. On many evenings, Rachel Maddow holds the number one show in all of cable news. One must ask themselves, had the president took Macron’s hand for a mere second, would they be criticizing Trump for being rude? The answer is yes.
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