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Obama leaves Enda hanging after handshake fail

Obama leaves Enda hanging after handshake fail

TAOISEACH Enda Kenny was left hanging by US President Barack Obama during his trip to the White House on St Patrick’s Day.

The Mayo-man went to shake the president’s hand but the attempt went unnoticed by Obama.

Kenny quickly realised he was going to be left hanging and pulled his hand back before awkwardly stretching out his fingers.

The Taoiseach can take some comfort from the knowledge it happens to everyone at some point.

However, the world’s media aren’t usually there to capture the cringe-worthy moment.