Body language expert Chris Ulrich says President Trump is a “master” when it comes to dealing with world leaders and pointed to his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as an example.
“Yes, and he’s very good at the following: [Trump] will get in your head before he even sits down with you,” Ulrich said, when asked by Hill.TV co-host Buck Sexton if it was “fair” to call Trump “a master of body language.”
Ulrich thinks it all comes to one of Trump’s most notorious techniques — his handshake. Ulrich used Trump’s press conference with Putin in Helsinki as a prime example.
“President Trump has this technique where he’ll grab you and he’ll pull you in,” Ulrich said. “During the conversation toward the end, you’ll see Putin grab the chair and he braces himself with his hand. … It’s almost a display of reluctance — he doesn’t want to get pulled forward,” Ulrich said.
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