"I don't know that he's given much consideration to whose hand he will shake or whose hand he will not shake. I'm confident, knowing the President, that presented with the opportunity to greet any of the leaders, that he'll do that,"
Senior White House official Denis McDonough shrugged off Obama's handshake with Gaddafi, remarking that relations between the two countries had been restored.
It's just a handshake, right? What's the big deal?
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