Ross Gianfortune | February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Play of the Day: Trump and Abe Share a Powerful Handshake

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Last week, President Donald Trump tweeted "SEE YOU IN COURT" after he was dealt a court defeat over his immigration executive order. Saturday Night Live's Michael Che joked about the reaction, saying Trump is like a man who got beat up in an alley, yelling "Let's take this outside!"

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe was in the United States over the weekend meeting with Trump and the two shared an awkward handshake -- a Trump staple -- on Friday. Fox News' Greg Gutfeld joked that Trump broke Abe's hand, while Real Time's Bill Maher noted that Abe rolled his eyes after the 18-second long demonstration. Last Week Tonight's John Oliver said Abe's eyeroll "encapsulated the way many of us feel right now," noting Abe comes from a culture with many awkwardly long formal displays of respect.

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