Donald Trump met up with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday where he failed to shake her hand.
Sean Spicer spoke with Germany’s Der Spiegel and said that it was a misunderstanding.
“I do not believe he heard the question,” Spicer said.
The excuse is quite ridiculous as Merkel could be heard leaning toward Trump and asking, “Do you want to have a handshake?”
If you see the video you can see the moment that had thousands talking on social media.
Both have criticized each other before, one for better reasons than the other. Trump has criticized Merkel’s lenient migration policy in Germany as “catastrophic” and Merkel has criticized Trump’s efforts to ban immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.