Hillary shares funny 2016 video of her practicing how to avoid hugging Trump

This Friday, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton posted a video from the 2016 campaign that took place during a debate prep session, where he stood in as then-candidate Donald Trump and jokingly tried to force a hug on the former Democratic presidential candidate.

Phillippe Reines posted the video to Twitter with the caption, “Not easy to avoid the unwanted Trump hug, sometimes it even takes practice…”

The video was shot on September 24, 2016.

Clinton herself shared the video after it showed up in her newsfeed:

Sure enough, at the outset of 2016’s second presidential debate, there wasn’t even a handshake:

Featured image via screen grab

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.