In France, Trump and Macron Strive to Put Awkward Start Behind Them

He arrives in Europe once again leaving behind a trail of questions related to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, flying to the more welcoming arms of a foreign leader with whom his bond is still fragile.

Mr. Macron and Mr. Trump have had an unusual relationship, characterized in public primarily by a few forceful, awkward handshakes, particularly their first, which Mr. Macron made clear was an effort to show the American president that he could not be bullied.

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So Mr. Trump’s decision to accept the invitation startled some of his aides.

For the embattled American president, the trips overseas — the visit to France will be his third abroad in two months — have been a surprising pleasure, a reprieve from days filled with cable news coverage of the Russia investigation and swirling questions of whether his campaign aides

Article source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/world/europe/france-trump-visit-macron-bastille-day.html

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