Trump facial expressions at the Republican debate (VIDEO).

Trump’s Acrobatic Body Language Spoke More Than He Did at the Republican Debate (Video)

Trump’s Acrobatic Body Language Spoke More Than He Did at the Republican Debate (Video)

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Sept. 17 2015 1:26 AM

Trump’s Silent Debate

His body language spoke more than he did at the Republican debate.

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At CNN’s Republican presidential debate Wednesday, Donald Trump turned in a surprisingly subdued performance, at least as far as his usual tangents were concerned. But when it came to his pinched mouth, flailing arms, and rapidly turning head—not to mention some very badly executed handshakes—Trump was anything but restrained. In the video above, enjoy the best of his performance, without the unfortunate words.

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