German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Trump at the White House Friday and during a photo opportunity in the Oval Office she was ignored by Trump when she asked him, "Do you want to have a handshake?" German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Trump: “Do you want to have a handshake?”Trump’s response: *crickets*https://t.co/SM9M8S8mjA pic.twitter.com/JY60uElrNJ Photographers: Can we get a handshake?Merkel (to Trump): Do you want to have a handshake?Trump: *no response*Merkel: *makes awkward face* pic.twitter.com/ehgpCnWPg7 "It isn't whether he ignored her or not," Silberman told ATTN:, "it's the discomfort of the situation.
As you see the picture of her, and as she sits there — I haven't seen legs that tightly crossed and a body so firmly sitting over the genitals so that no possibility of any part of them would be exposed." "Number two, her shoulders are up and she's over her heart.
The leader of the free world is the strong woman, which we know is Donald's weakness — he doesn't like that.
"And so he was getting smaller and infantile — that was a child, with his hands hanging in between his legs, leaning way over his private parts, no chin out like he normally does, no thumbs-up, no Trump grin, no throwing his shoulders back the way he can — there was none of that.
Yes, Silberman believes that "there is a moment of looking to embarrass [Merkel] and trying to get power," adding that it may have been Trump's way of asserting, "'I'm taking the power in the room, I'm not extending myself, I'm not giving you anything, my people see me as someone who disrupts and doesn't like people like you.'"