Just in case you haven't seen it yet, Donald Trump has a very awkward handshake, where he pulls the person into him. And according to a body language expert, the explanation behind the 'Trumpshake' is the same explanation as to why Trump won't hold hands with his wife. It's to seem more 'alpha.'

“For President Trump, it’s all about the assertion of power and control,” body language expert Darren Stanton told The Independent. “Trump is saying ‘this is my space, my time, you are the guest, my house rules apply.”

Here is some awkward hand shakes courtesy of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, and YouTube channel consumer. ***NSFW LANGUAGE***

In the video below (courtesy of the BBC News), you can see Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deny Trump is standard pull technique.

Just in case there wasn't enough there for you to have a defense against the Trumpshake, here is another way to defend against it, courtesy of Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy.


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