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Trump and Clinton refuse to shake hands at the start of the debate

And this is just the beginning.


Andrew Couts


You could cut the tension with a knife.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton refused to shake hands upon entering the stage for the second presidential debate Sunday night, bucking tradition amid an ongoing controversy over leaked audio in which Trump describes sexually assaulting women.

CBS News

The lack of a handshake immediately reverberated around the debate hall and online. 

And this was, literally, only the beginning.

The Daily Dot