Trump Refused To Shake Hands With Angela Merkel, And It Was Awkward

German chancellor Angela Merkel visited the White House today and was promptly stnubbed a handshake by President Donald Trump. When will the embarrassments end?

In today's petulant president news, President Donald Trump denied German chancellor Angela Merkel a handshake during a meeting in the Oval Office. 

Why? Well, probably because he doesn't care for her support of refugees, Mic reports. Merkel has also condemned Trump for his travel ban (and rightly so). 

Watch the painfully awkward moment here:

Twitter was quick to chime in on the shameful refusal.  

No debate about it — the snub was downright impolite.

And it seemed to speak on his character, which lacks basic maturity and manners. 

Trump has a history of bizarre handshakes, but denying one altogether?

That's a new low — even for him.  

Banner and thumbnail credit: Reuters, Bernd von Jutrczenka

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