The episode was almost a repeat telecast of what had happened in Israel a couple of days ago. While walking down the red carpet at Israel's Ben Gurion airport with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, the President had tried to hold the Melanias hand, only to be swatted away in full view of cameras.Meanwhile, former White House photographer Pete Souza took to Instagram to remind how the previous presidential couple held hands as he posted a photo of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama from 2015.
Trump and Melania arrive to Rome AF1 ?? pic.twitter.com/JjXzgM6Ox3— Daniella Diaz (@DaniellaMicaela) May 23, 2017
The click showed the Obamas holding hands during an event at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, marking the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches. (ANI)