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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4374: Nancy Pelosi's Clap-Back to Donald Trump during the 2019 SOTU • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Clapback #DonaldTrump #NancyPelosi #SOTU #StateOfTheUnion
1/ On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, President Trump gave his second State of The Union Address.
2/ As you may have heard, the SOTU was delayed this year by Nancy Pelosi due to Donald Trump's shutdown of a large percentage of the U.S. federal government. And via her body language, Nancy Pelosi very much continued to steal the show.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4373: Matthew Whitaker's Press Conference re: Robert Mueller's Investigation • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #MatthewWhitaker #ActingAG #MattWhitaker #RobertMueller #DonaldTrump #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert
1/ Anyone watching this Justice Department press conference on 28 January 2019, would have noticed Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was sweating profusely throughout most of this presser.
2/ Although the etiology of such sweating may, of course, sometimes be secondary to an acute infection or other medical conditions, the first thought which will come to most peoples' minds is that Whitaker was experiencing extreme anxiety. They would be correct.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4371: "Mr. President ... have you ever worked for Russia? Yes or no?" - Donald Trump's Reaction • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #HaveYouEverWorkedForRussia #BodyLanguage #BehavioralAnalysis #Analysis
1/ On Monday 14 January 2019, President Trump addressed a press gaggle on the South Lawn of the White House prior to his travel to New Orleans. What follows is a partial nonverbal, verbal, and paralanguage analysis of a crucial portion of this event.
2/ KRISTEN WELKER (beginning at 3:15): "Mr. President, yes or no, have you or are you now, have you ever worked for Russia? Yes or no?"
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4470: Donald Trump, Fist-Pumping, and Vladimir Putin at 2017 G20 - Nonverbal and Emotional Intelligence #DonaldTrump #VladimirPutin #G20 #FistPumping #TrumpPutin #BodyLanguage #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BehaviorAnalysis
1/ In July of 2017, during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, a particularly intriguing body language display was captured during one of the dinners. It's quite surprising that this display did not receive more press coverage at the time. It indeed deserves close examination.
2/ What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of the nonverbal exchange between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on that night.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4327: Part III - Trump and Putin just prior to Helsinki Press Conference • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #DonaldTrump #VladimirPutin #TrumpPutin #TrumpPutinHelsinki #HelsinkiSummit
1/ This body language analysis is a re-post (Part III of III) regarding the Summit in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in July of 2018.
2/ The two men met for 2 hours 15 minutes w/ only their translators present. Afterward, the two men held a press conference.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4325: Part II - Trump Putin Helsinki Summit Press Conference • #Nonverbal #BodyLanguage #EmotionalIntelligence #Trump #Putin #TrumpPutin #HelsinkiSummit #TrumpPutinHelsinki #Kompromat #RussianAsset
1/ This body language analysis is a repost of Part II of III last summer's Summit in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The two men met for 2 hours 15 minutes w/ only their translators present. Afterward, the two men held a press conference.
2/ This analysis is focused on several key responses of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump - as Trump is answering a question from Jeff Mason (Reuters).
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4323: Trump Putin Helsinki Summit Press Conference - Part I (Repost) • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #Helsinki #TrumpPutin #BodyLanguage #HelsinkiSummit #DonaldTrump #VladimirPutin #Kompromat #TumpPutinSummit
1/ In light of yesterday's New York Times story, last summer's Summit in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is reposted here (part I of III). The two men met for 2 hours 15 minutes w/ only their translators present. Afterward, the two men held a press conference.
2/ A multitude of nonverbal dissections could be conducted regarding the pre-summit lead-up, the summit, & the presser. What follows is a partial nonverbal & statement analysis focusing on allegations of Putin's alleged "compromising material on President Trump or his family".
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4369: Donald Trump's Border Wall Oval Office Address • #DonaldTrump #BorderWall #OvalOffice #Deception #Anxiety #Frustration #DilatedPupils #Drugs #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #GovernmentShutdown
1/ On Tuesday 8 January 2018, President Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office regarding his proposed Wall at the US-Mexico border. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of this event.
2/ As he began his Oval Office address, Donald Trump intertwined his fingers (0:06). For him, this hand/arm configuration is rare. He was probably following the advice of a speech coach.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 3996: Natalia Veselnitskaya and the Trump Tower meeting • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #TrumpTower #TrumpRussia #DonaldTrump #Indictment #NataliaVeselnitskaya #BodyLanguage #EmotionalIntelligence
1/ This is a repost of an article (No. 3996) originally published just after news of the Trump Tower meeting became public (11 July 2017) regarding Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya's involvement
2/ In this interview released earlier today (11 July 2017), Natalia Veselnitskaya responds to questions regarding her meeting on 9 June 2016 with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and then Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.

What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis.
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1/ Donald Trump and Melania visited the Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. It was the President's first visit to a military base in a war zone. While there, the President and First Lady shared a rare public kiss.
2/ What follows is a nonverbal analysis of that kiss as captured in the accompanying photograph (and the cropped close-up included below).
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4367: Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, & Chuck Schumer Argue in Oval Office - Border Wall & Government Shut Down • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #NancyPelosi #ChuckSchumer #OvalOffice #GovernmentShutdown
1/ On Tuesday 11 December 2018, Donald Trump met with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in the Oval Office. Among many things President Trump said, "... If we don't get what we want - one way or the other - whether it's through you - through a [sic] military - ..."
2/ "... through anything you wanna call, I will shut down the government, absolutely" and "I am proud to shut down the government ..." as well as "... I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down ...".
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4364: Vladimir Putin's & Mohammed bin Salman's High Five at the G20 • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #VladimirPutin #MohammedBinSalman #MBS #G20 #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #HighFive #BroHandshake #Handshake
1/ Putin has never smiled so sincerely on the world stage. And with continuing details being revealed regarding the torture and murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Crown Prince was similarly celebratory.
2/ In a nonverbal amalgam of a High-Five and a Bro handshake, Vladimir Putin and Mohammed bin Salman conducted more than a bit of theater in Buenos Aires on Friday, 30 November 2018. Their actions could easily be substituted for two athletes - jubilant after scoring a goal.
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1/ On Wednesday, 28 November 2018, an interview with Ivanka Trump aired on Good Morning America. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of a crucial portion of that interview.
2/ DEBORAH ROBERTS (continuing at 2:30): "How concerned are you about the Mueller investigation?"

IVANKA TRUMP: "I'm not."

DEBORAH ROBERTS: "You're not?"
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4362: Mohammed bin Salman regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #MBS #MohammedbinSalman #JamalKhashoggi #Murder #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Analysis #SaudiArabia
1/ Mohammed bin Salman, together with other heads-of-state, will be meeting later this week in Buenos Aires at the G20 Summit. The Saudi leader made his first public comment regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on 24 October 2018.
2/ What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of the Crown Prince's behavior during this event.
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1/ On Thursday 15 November 2018, President Trump gave a speech at The White House conference on Supporting Veterans and Military Families. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of a crucial portion of this speech.
2/ After about ten minutes of listing claimed accomplishments of his administration, Donald Trump said (continuing at 11:05), "... So, in addition to everything else, as you see, I did thee [sic] promotion of military spouse hiring across the federal government..."
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No.4360: GE's CEO Larry Culp's CNBC Interview & Subsequent Stock Sell-off • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #LarryCulp #CEO #GE #GeneralElectric #CrisisManagement #Stock #MediaTraining #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert
1/ On Monday 12 November 2018, GE's CEO, Larry Culp gave an interview on CNBC. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of that exchange and some recommendations and ideas I would propose if he were one of my private clients.
2/ In a business setting, with rare exception, a man should always wear a navy or black suit. Even light grey suits should be avoided, let alone plaid, or beige. Only navy and black suits command the highest authority, rapport, and influence.
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1/ During the remembrance ceremonies marking the Centenary of the end of WWI today in Paris, the interaction between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin was noteworthy.

What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of the two men's exchange.
2/ Many people have speculated regarding the significance of President Trump's jacket adjustment after shaking hands with President Putin. This is a common alpha-upregulatory behavior.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4358: Donald Trump, Pseudo-Christianity, and the Not-So-Subliminal Cross • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #MattWhitaker #Cult #Subliminal #RobertMueller #JeffSessions
1/ I've analyzed Donald Trump's behavior thousands of times (over 400 of these analyses are published) - but this one stands out.
2/ On Friday, on his way out to Marine One, Trump held a press gaggle on the South Lawn of the White House. He spoke about several subjects - one of which was Matt Whitaker.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4357: Donald Trump's response, "What a stupid question" • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #WhatAStupidQuestion #AbbyPhillip #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Contempt #ImpulseControl #MattWhitaker
1/ As he departed for his trip to France on Friday 9 November 2018, Donald Trump answered questions on the South Lawn of White House. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of President Trump during a portion of this press gaggle.
2/ ABBY PHILLIP: Do you expect Matt Whitaker to be involved in the Russia Probe? Do you want to -

DONALD TRUMP: (over-talking) It's up to him.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4356: Donald Trump: "When I can, I tell the truth" • #Nonverbal #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #Lying #Lie #Deception #WhenICanITellTheTruth #DupingDelight #Hubris #Braggadocio
1/ On Thursday 1 November 2018, Jonathan Karl of ABC News interviewed President Trump. One of Trump's responses went particularly viral. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of this interview.
2/ JONATHAN KARL (continuing at 3:49): "And finally, I remember, you remember - well on the campaign, you made a promise, you said, 'I will never lie to you'. So, can you tell me now, honestly, have you - kept that promise at all times? Have you always been truthful?"
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4355: Comparing Donald Trump & the Tree of Life Synagogue to Ronald Reagan & the Challenger Disaster • #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #PittsburghSynagogue #TreeOfLifeSynagogue #EQ
1/ There's one crucial expression Donald Trump never once displayed during any of his statements regarding the recent mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
2/ It's certainly an expression he should have made - for it's indicative of the emotions of sadness, grief - and importantly, the empathy one feels for other peoples' suffering. This is true regardless of whether their suffering is emotional, physical, or both.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4354: Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue - Nonverbal and Emotional Intelligence
#RobertBowers #MassShooting #PittsburghShooting #PittsburghSynagogue #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #EQ #Contempt #Disgust
1/ On Saturday, 27 October 2018, during Shabbat services, a mass shooting occurred at Tree of Life (L’Simcha) Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Eleven people were killed and at least six others were injured, two of them critically.
2/ Before opening fire, the alleged shooter, Robert D. Bowers, yelled, "All Jews must die!"
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4353: The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Trump's Defense of Saudi Arabia • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #JamalKhashoggi #DonaldTrump #MohammedBinSalman
1/ The following is a partial nonverbal analysis of President Trump's statement yesterday regarding Saudi Arabia and murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
2/ Beginning at 0:52, just after a journalist says, "Are you surprised that they haven't - turned it over, or -?" Trump then pauses, looks up and to HIS left and then answers, "No. Ah, I'm not sure yet that it exists - probably does, possibly does".
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4352: Donald Trump, Mohammed bin Salman, & Journalist Jamal Khashoggi - Nonverbal & Emotional Intelligence
#DonaldTrump #MohammedBinSalman #JamalKhashoggi #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #Murder #SaudiArabia
1/ On 2 October 2018, journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and he never walked out alive.
2/ He traveled there to obtain a document that would verify his divorce in order to marry his Turkish fiancée. The Turkish government has reported he was tortured and killed inside.
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