Engel tells town hall meeting: No more handshakes for President Trump (Riverdale Press March 8, 2017

From the article in the Riverdale Press:

In his 29 years in Congress, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has become famous for hearty handshakes with president after president as they walked down the aisle to address joint sessions of Congress. Not anymore.

He told hundreds gathered at the College of Mount Saint Vincent on March 5 that he had received praise from supporters for deciding not to shake Donald Trump’s hand at the president’s first speech to Congress. In fact, he started his town hall speech with an explanation of his decision, as he took the podium at the meeting organized by a group called NYCD16-Indivisible, which focuses on opposing Trump. 

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