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Macron Says Trump Handshake Was 'Moment of Truth' - NBCNews.com

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" — designed to show that he's no pushover. Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that "my ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth' - The Guardian

As handshakes go, it was unusually intense: a fierce and protracted mano a mano of white knuckles, crunched bones, tightened jaws and fixed smiles that sent the internet and the world's media into a spin. It was also, Emmanuel Macron has revealed ...and more »

What the German economic model can teach Emmanuel Macron - The Economist

IT IS heartening that the euro area has a knack for surviving near-fatal crises. Yet confidence in the durability of the single currency might be stronger if it suffered fewer of them. Europe dodged its latest bullet on May 7th in France, when Emmanuel ...and more »

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron just exchanged a white-knuckled handshake - CNN

Washington (CNN) The ever-growing book of weird handshakes involving President Donald Trump has a new chapter! On Thursday in Brussels -- ahead of a NATO summit -- Trump and newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron sat down for a talk and a ...and more »

Macron says long Trump handshake 'not innocent' - POLITICO.eu

Holding onto U.S. president's hand showed he won't make even small concessions, French leader explains. By Kait Bolongaro. 5/28/17, 11:30 AM CET. Updated 5/28/17, 12:43 PM CET. French President Emmanuel Macron said his extended handshake with Donald ...and more »

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth' - BBC News

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with Donald Trump was "not innocent" and was a "moment of truth". The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white . Mr Macron told French ...and more »

Trump and French President Macron get to know each other with a fierce handshake - Washington Post

BRUSSELS — If relationships were defined by how two people shake hands, then the one between the newly elected presidents of the United States and France is going to be rather fierce. As President Trump met French President Emmanuel Macron for the ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron's French Lessons for Donald Trump - The New Yorker

France remembers what collaboration between the honorable and the dishonorable right cost the country. The U.S. could stand to learn from that. PHOTOGRAPH BY MANDEL NGAN / AFP / GETTY. The first meeting between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, at what ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump is like Putin and Erdogan - The Independent

The newly installed French president compared Mr Trump to the increasingly autocratic leaders when commenting on pictures of a tense handshake between them at the Nato summit in Brussels last week. Mr Macron said the tense handshake, which last several ...and more »

Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth - Chatham House

With some good economic news and a distracted Donald Trump, European leaders have a rare window to deliver on economic reforms. Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Berlin. Photo: Getty Images. When ...and more »