Watch Hillary Clinton Practice Ducking ‘Unwanted Trump Hug’ During Debate Prep (Video)

Turns out Comey’s not the only one who has tried to keep Trump at arm’s length

Last Updated: May 19, 2017 @ 11:58 AM

Put your hands where I can see ‘em…

Philippe Reines, Hillary Clinton’s longtime adviser, appears to be trolling President Donald Trump following a New York Times report  that former FBI director James Comey once tried to blend into the curtains in the White House Blue Room in order to avoid a hug from the commander-in-chief.

Comey said he “pre-emptively reached out for a handshake and grabbed the president’s hand.” But it didn’t seem to work. In a sleight-of-hand trick, Trump pulled him into an embrace before he could do anything.

Perhaps Comey should have taken a cue from Clinton.

On  Friday, Reines tweeted a video of his “favorite moment from debate prep,” showing Clinton practicing her technique by greeting a Trump stand-in before a debate.


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“Not easy to avoid the unwanted Trump hug, sometimes it even takes practice,” Reines tweeted.

Note: The end of this clip is — hands down — the best part.

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