As news crews from around the globe documented the couple's walk from Air Force One, Donald Trump reached back to offer his wife his hand.
However, the first lady was too quick for the president, and pulled her hand away before he had a chance to get his on it.
Walking across the tarmac with the Trumps was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, who were showing their affections by holding hands.
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Paolo Zampolli, Melania's friend and former modeling agent, said she does all this because she "loves the president unconditionally" and is protective of him.
As they stood at the top of the stairs, Trump reached down to grab Melania's hand.
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The US president then asked "what is the protocol?" and the prime minister responded, "who knows?".