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Poland's President Tweeted About Fake News And It Made Trump Very Happy

Handshake/fake news.

Posted on July 8, 2017, at 4:55 p.m. ET

President Donald Trump apparently now has an international ally in fighting the type of "fake news" he rails against. It all started on Thursday, when Trump visited Poland.

Trump was in Warsaw ahead of the G20 summit in Germany, where he and First Lady Melania Trump met with the president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda.
Janek Skarzynski / AFP / Getty Images

Trump was in Warsaw ahead of the G20 summit in Germany, where he and First Lady Melania Trump met with the president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda.

Here's another pic of the four of them.

Because handshakes are a v important part of this story.
Janek Skarzynski / AFP / Getty Images

Because handshakes are a v important part of this story.

Anyway, so video started spreading of Agata walking past Trump's extended hand to shake Melania's hand instead.

NOT ALL SHEROES WEAR CAPES... let's hear it for the first lady of Poland

It made it look like Agata awkwardly snubbed the American president by not shaking his hand.

NOT ALL SHEROES WEAR CAPES... let's hear it for the first lady of Poland

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But the truth was that extended video showed Agata did return to Trump after she shook Melania's hand.

View this video on YouTube

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In a Thursday tweet, Duda called out what he said was "FAKE NEWS" (a term Trump loves to use in his own tweets).

Contrary to some surprising reports my wife did shake hands with Mrs. and Mr. Trump @POTUS after a great visit. Let's FIGHT FAKE NEWS.

The tweet pleased many Trump fans, some of who said they planned to visit Poland on vacation.

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But Trump detractors urged the Polish leader not to embrace the term "fake news."

On Saturday, Trump quoted Duda's tweet, adding β€œWe will fight the #FakeNews with you!”

We will fight the #FakeNews with you! https://t.co/zOMiXTeLJq

Some people loved the tweet.

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But others found the fact that two leaders were fighting the press a little concerning.

In short:

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