What the heck is Donald Trump doing with his face in this photo op?

On Monday, President Donald Trump met with the 10 -member Association of Southeast Asian Nations( ASEAN) as part of his 12 -day tour of Asian nations. At the beginning of the conference, the attendees amass for a usual handshake, where representatives cross their limbs to grab the person or persons next to them, generate a chain.

In doing so, standing between Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, America’s president did this.

Screengrab via ABC News/ Twitter

And this.

Screengrab via Universal Media Online/ YouTube

While the Associated Press called Trump baffled by the handshake, the real mistake was made by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who didn’t bother to traverse his arms at all.

The faces Trump compiled, a prime example captivated above by the New York Times ‘ Doug Mills at only the right time, grew the thing of memes–a kind of “revenge,” as the Washington Post describing him, for the White House blocking reporters plastering Trump’s trip.

Here is an part grimacing Trump chain-link guarding the White House.

Of course, as with anything Trump-related, people experience what the hell is want to see, because not two seconds afterwards, he was blinking a perfectly normal, fervent grin.

Screengrab via ABC/ Twitter

You can watch the full video here and decide for yourself. Remember, even onetime President Barack Obama had his awkward handshakes.

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