Donald Trump is known for his, shall we say, “unusual”, approach to communicating with world leaders.
Remember when he grabbed Theresa May’s hand and wouldn’t let go? Or when he professed his “love” for North Korea’s dictator leader Kim Jong-un?
When discovering a 2017 encounter with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump described Xi's aides as straight out of "central casting”, a term used in the television biz.
This isn't the first time he's used the term. Trump repeatedly described Justice Brett Kavanaugh, his second nominee for the Supreme Court, as being from "central casting" too. He’s also used the term, which he seems to think is endearing, to describe vice president Mike Pence and governor Phil Bryant.
But as if it wasn’t odd enough seeing Trump, a former reality star, referring to a world leader’s aides using TV jargon, what he did next was even more strange.
Trump then pulled his hands up to his face as he mentioned one of Xi’s aides' glasses, making two circles with his fingers and then strategically placed them around his eyes.
Our great photographer Jim Young captured this photo of the POTUS this morning talking to the governors https://t.co/FSZRgLbIQQ