USA TODAY headline: Awkward: Merkel asks for a handshake, Trump doesn't respond
Amid the chaos of President Trump and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's first meeting in the Oval Office on Friday, a request was made. Photographers wondered if the world leaders would shake hands. Merkel turned to Trump. "Do you want a handshake?" she asked. Trump didn't respond. (To be fair, it seemed loud in the room.) And then Merkel made a face.
Why is it necessary to be fair?