At George H.W. Bush's funeral, Trump, Clintons don't shake hands

Fox News | 12/5/2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
cobra662 (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo: https://media2.foxnews.com/BrightCove/694940094001/2018/12/05/694940094001_5975899160001_5975901469001-vs.jpg

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump take their seats next to former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama at Washington National Cathedral.

President Trump exchanged greetings with his predecessor Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama after arriving at George H.W. Bush ’s funeral Wednesday, but there was a noticeable lack of warmth between the commander-in-chief and the woman he defeated to win the White House.

Bush - Living - Presidents - Obama - Bill

Bush’s funeral brought together all of the living former presidents – Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter – as well as Trump and first lady Melania Trump.

The pair was seated in the front row of the Washington National Cathedral next to the Obamas. Trump shook hands with Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama, who greeted him by saying, "Good morning," before he took his seat. Melania Trump also shook hands with the Obamas and Bill Clinton and nodded at Hillary Clinton.

President - Trump - Clintons - President - Hillary

But neither President Trump nor the Clintons appeared to acknowledge one another when the president arrived. Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, stared straight ahead while former President Bill Clinton glanced over.

Trump and Hillary Clinton vociferously clashed throughout their 2016 presidential campaigns – and their feud has continued into Trump’s presidency.

Carter - End - Row

Carter is seated at the end of the row, next to...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Fox News
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!