Donald Trump ‘didn’t hear’ Angela Merkel’s handshake request, says White House spokesman – but the excuse is rubbished by German press

DONALD Trump didn’t shake Angela Merkel’s hand because he didn’t hear her request, a spokesman has claimed.

The awkward non-handshake dominated coverage of the first official meeting between the US president and the German Chancellor last week.

The awkward non-handshake between Donald Trump and Angela Merkel made headlines...