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Trump, Trudeau Handshake Marked By Awkward Silence [VIDEO]

President Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Monday.

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump (Getty Images)

The two heads of state posed for a brief photo session in the Oval Office, yet the tone varied drastically from Trump’s Friday meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (VIDEO: Trump Gives Shinzo Abe The Bro-iest Handshake In The History Of International Politics)

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Unlike during the meeting with Abe, neither Trump nor Trudeau uttered more than a few passing words.

MSNBC’s Chris Jansing even noted that reporters’ questions were met only with silence.

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