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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4389: Jeffrey Epstein's Default Expression - Nonverbal and Emotional Intelligence (PHOTOS) • #JeffreyEpstein #JeffreyEpsteinArrest #BodyLanguage #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #FacialExpression #JokerSmile
1/ Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on Friday 6 July 2019 for allegedly sex-trafficking dozens of minors in Florida and New York between 2002 and 2005. He will appear in federal court in New York today. He's an American financier and registered sex offender.
2/ Epstein has multiple US residences, including one in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He was initially employed at the investment bank Bear Stearns - and left to start his own firm, J. Epstein & Co. As a hedge fund manager, he became a billionaire.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4388: Donald Trump regarding Drowned Father and Daughter in the Rio Grande • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #Drowning #RioGrade #Immigration
1/ Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his toddler daughter, Angie Valeri drowned last week while trying to cross the Rio Grande River. Óscar and his family had journeyed from El Salvador - escaping violence and seeking refuge.
2/ A photograph of Óscar & Valeria, side-by-side, her arm draped around his neck tragically humanizes the Central American diaspora. It reminds many of an iconic image of Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian refugee, whose body washed up on Turkey's shores, near Bodrum, in 2015.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4387: Donald Trump Welcomes Foreign Interference in US Elections • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #GeorgeStephanopoulos #ForeignInterferenceUSElections #2020Election
1/ Last week, ABC News released a portion of George Stephanopoulos' extended interview with President Trump. Additional segments were subsequently released. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of the initial video.
2/ Throughout the Oval Office portion of this interview, the President is seated while Stephanopoulos remains standing.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4386: Donald Trump & Ivanka Trump in Churchill's War Room • #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #ChurchillWarRooms #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #IvankaTrump
(this is a repost, as the original post appears to have been hacked)
1/ This image was captured on 4 June 2019, during President Trump's recent visit to the United Kingdom.
2/ Here, Donald Trump is seen with his daughter, Ivanka, and others, while touring Winston Churchill's sleeping quarters (a part of the Churchill War Room Museum) located beneath the Treasury building in the Whitehall area of Westminster.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4386: Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump in Churchill's War Room • #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #ChurchillWarRooms #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DonaldTrump #IvankaTrump
1/ This image was captured on 4 June 2019, during President Trump's recent visit to the United Kingdom.
2/ Here, Donald Trump is seen with his daughter, Ivanka, and others, while touring Winston Churchill's sleeping quarters (a part of the Churchill War Room Museum) located beneath the Treasury building in the Whitehall area of Westminster.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4385: William Barr Testimony - PART II - Senate Judiciary Committee - 1 May 2019 • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #WilliamBarr #KamalaHarris #MuellerReport #DonaldTrump
1/ This is the second nonverbal analysis of Attorney General William Barr's 1 May 2018 testimony.
2/ Barr was testifying under oath before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding the Justice Department’s Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 US Presidential Election.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4384: William Barr's Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on 1 May 2019 • #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BillBarr #KamalaHarris #MuellerReport #DonaldTrump #Perjury #Lie
1/ On Wednesday 1 May 2019, Attorney General William P. Barr testified under oath before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding the Department of Justice’s Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election.
2/ Afterward, the Justice Department announced that the Attorney General would refuse to appear before the House Judiciary Committee - which was scheduled for this morning, 2 May 2019.
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1/ Earlier today, The Washington Post reported that on 27 March 2019 - three days after William Barr released his four-page summary of Robert Mueller's report - Mueller wrote a letter to the Justice Department.
2/ He complained to the Attorney General that Barr's summary of Mueller's investigation of President Trump “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance” of his investigation. Robert Mueller followed up the next day with a 15-minute phone call with Barr.
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1/ In the past several days, it's been reported that Donald Trump has been "standing weird". Although the President's leaning-forward posture has been displayed in the past, recently this stance has been used more consistently. Why? What are the body language ramifications?
2/ Donald Trump is standing with this posture - primarily because he has specially crafted, 'lift shoes'. His added 2.0 - 3.0 inch heel-height causes him to lean forward. This configuration is accentuated by his obesity.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4381: Trump 'jokes' about staying in office for "at least for 10 or 14 years" • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #MuellerReport #BarrPressConference #TermLimits
1/ On Thursday 18 April 2019, in the East Room of the White House, President Trump hosted cyclists of the Wounded Warrior Project - Soldier Ride. This event took place after Attorney General William Barr's press conference regarding The Mueller Report.
2/ President Trump was given a small statue. Just afterward, he said (beginning at 1:14:21 in the above video): "Well, this is really beautiful. This will find a permanent place - at least for six years [audience laughter] in the Oval Office..."
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1/ Earlier today, Tiger Woods won fifth Masters - his first since 2005. Woods has not been victorious in a Major since the 2008 US Open.
2/ Tiger, has who has fifteen Majors wins to his credit - is second only to Jack Nicklaus' eighteen. Some are already calling Tiger's comeback the greatest in sports history.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4379: Katie Bouman, Black Holes, and Emotional Processing - Nonverbal & Emotional Intelligence (PHOTOS)
#BlackHole #FirstPictureOfBlackHole #KatieBouman #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #EmotionalIntelligence #SincereSmile #EmotionalProcessing
1/ Katherine Bouman has become the public persona for the first-ever imaging of a Black Hole.
2/ She's an American imaging scientist and an incoming assistant professor of computing and mathematical sciences at CalTech. Her Ph.D. thesis was titled, "Extreme imaging via physical model inversion: seeing around corners and imaging black holes".
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4378: William Barr questioned regarding The Mueller Report • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #WilliamBarr #NitaLowey #MuellerReport #RobertMueller #DonaldTrump #Schadenfreude
1/ On Tuesday, 9 April 2019, Attorney General William Barr testified before the US House Appropriations subcommittee. The hearing was intended to address the Justice Department budget.
2/ Democrats, however, took the opportunity to ask questions regarding other topics - including special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4377: Donald Trump, "These aren't people, these are animals" • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #TheseArentPeople #TheseAreAnimals #Beto
1/ On Friday 5 April 2019, while at two different campaign events in Iowa, Beto O’Rourke told the crowds that Donald Trump’s rhetoric echoes Nazi Germany, saying, "Putting kids in cages?", ...
2/ ...and "Calling human beings an infestation is something that we might’ve expected to hear in Nazi Germany", along with, "the rhetoric of a president who not only describes immigrants as rapists and criminals, but as animals and an infestation," as well as, ...
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4376: Jacinda Ardern and Donald Trump - a Study in Contrasts #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #JacindaArdern #DonaldTrump #ChristchurchShooting #Empathy #Grief
1/ This photo of Jacinda Ardern was taken in the immediate aftermath of the 15 March 2019 mass shooting at two Mosques in Christchurch. Since the tragedy, there've been thousands of images of the New Zealand Prime minister displaying this same classic expression of empathy-grief:
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• Elevated Central Forehead Contraction
• Inner (medial) Eyebrows Upturned
• Upper Eyelids Slightly Closed
• Nostrils Slightly Flared
• Slight Lip Protrusion
• Down-turned Mouth Corners

Any person feeling sincere empathy will, to some degree, display this expression.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4375: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and Security Clearances • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #IvankaTrump #JaredKushner #SecurityClearance #DonaldTrump
1/ President Trump reportedly pressured John Kelly (then, his Chief of Staff) as well as Don McGahn (then, White House Counsel) to issue Top Secret security clearances to both his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, ...
2/ ... despite Kelly's and McGahn's recommendations against it. After the White House Personnel Security Office raised concerns - and both Kelly's and McGahn's refusals - Trump overruled them, granting clearances to his daughter and son-in-law himself.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4374: Nancy Pelosi's Clap-Back to Donald Trump during the 2019 SOTU • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Clapback #DonaldTrump #NancyPelosi #SOTU #StateOfTheUnion
1/ On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, President Trump gave his second State of The Union Address.
2/ As you may have heard, the SOTU was delayed this year by Nancy Pelosi due to Donald Trump's shutdown of a large percentage of the U.S. federal government. And via her body language, Nancy Pelosi very much continued to steal the show.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4373: Matthew Whitaker's Press Conference re: Robert Mueller's Investigation • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #MatthewWhitaker #ActingAG #MattWhitaker #RobertMueller #DonaldTrump #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert
1/ Anyone watching this Justice Department press conference on 28 January 2019, would have noticed Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was sweating profusely throughout most of this presser.
2/ Although the etiology of such sweating may, of course, sometimes be secondary to an acute infection or other medical conditions, the first thought which will come to most peoples' minds is that Whitaker was experiencing extreme anxiety. They would be correct.
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1/ Donald Trump and Melania visited the Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. It was the President's first visit to a military base in a war zone. While there, the President and First Lady shared a rare public kiss.
2/ What follows is a nonverbal analysis of that kiss as captured in the accompanying photograph (and the cropped close-up included below).
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4364: Vladimir Putin's & Mohammed bin Salman's High Five at the G20 • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #VladimirPutin #MohammedBinSalman #MBS #G20 #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #HighFive #BroHandshake #Handshake
1/ Putin has never smiled so sincerely on the world stage. And with continuing details being revealed regarding the torture and murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Crown Prince was similarly celebratory.
2/ In a nonverbal amalgam of a High-Five and a Bro handshake, Vladimir Putin and Mohammed bin Salman conducted more than a bit of theater in Buenos Aires on Friday, 30 November 2018. Their actions could easily be substituted for two athletes - jubilant after scoring a goal.
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1/ On Wednesday, 28 November 2018, an interview with Ivanka Trump aired on Good Morning America. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of a crucial portion of that interview.
2/ DEBORAH ROBERTS (continuing at 2:30): "How concerned are you about the Mueller investigation?"

IVANKA TRUMP: "I'm not."

DEBORAH ROBERTS: "You're not?"
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4362: Mohammed bin Salman regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #MBS #MohammedbinSalman #JamalKhashoggi #Murder #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Analysis #SaudiArabia
1/ Mohammed bin Salman, together with other heads-of-state, will be meeting later this week in Buenos Aires at the G20 Summit. The Saudi leader made his first public comment regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on 24 October 2018.
2/ What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of the Crown Prince's behavior during this event.
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1/ On Thursday 15 November 2018, President Trump gave a speech at The White House conference on Supporting Veterans and Military Families. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of a crucial portion of this speech.
2/ After about ten minutes of listing claimed accomplishments of his administration, Donald Trump said (continuing at 11:05), "... So, in addition to everything else, as you see, I did thee [sic] promotion of military spouse hiring across the federal government..."
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No.4360: GE's CEO Larry Culp's CNBC Interview & Subsequent Stock Sell-off • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #LarryCulp #CEO #GE #GeneralElectric #CrisisManagement #Stock #MediaTraining #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert
1/ On Monday 12 November 2018, GE's CEO, Larry Culp gave an interview on CNBC. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of that exchange and some recommendations and ideas I would propose if he were one of my private clients.
2/ In a business setting, with rare exception, a man should always wear a navy or black suit. Even light grey suits should be avoided, let alone plaid, or beige. Only navy and black suits command the highest authority, rapport, and influence.
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