Trump WH Official Mercedes Schlapp Criticized Obama in 2016 Over Possibility of Shaking Kim Jong Un’s Hand

A 2016 tweet from Mercedes Schlapp, director of strategic communications in the Trump White House, is getting some attention for its criticism of Barack Obama over the idea he would shake hands with Kim Jong Un.

Schlapp tore into Obama for his handshake with Raul Castro and tweeted this:

President Trump, of course, did shake Kim’s hand at the historic summit last night.

The tweet, first uncovered by CNN’s Oliver Darcy, has gotten a bit of attention on Twitter tonight:

Schlapp argued on Twitter tonight the situations are not similar:

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