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Why does Trump keep patting people?

Donald Trump just can't stop patting everything, and everyone, around him

by Oliver Noble and Ben Craw
Jan 4 2018, 2:15pm

At VICE News, chronicling Trump’s various physical and linguistic ticks is somewhere between a hobby and an obsession. These Trump quirks are sometimes informative, sometimes absurd, always entertaining.

The latest trend we noticed is Trump’s “hands-on” approach. This POTUS seems unable to stop physically patting everything — and everyone — around him. Watch a compilation of Trump’s presidential pat-downs below.