Before the address to Congress the American leader refused to shake hands with the speaker of the house of representatives.
The speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, February 4, after the speech of the President of the United States Donald trump in Congress with an annual address On the situation of the country defiantly broke the text of his speech, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
A copy of his message to the American leader gave the speaker a few minutes before the speech. At this point, Pelosi handed the President a hand, but trump refused to shake her and turned away.
As soon as the President finished speaking, the speaker, who was behind him, picked up the papers and tore them down.
“It was helpful, considering the (existing) alternative,” she told reporters in response to a request to comment on the motives of the act.