In 1993, I was a congressional page for then-Speaker of the House Tom Foley.
Following one visit to the Capitol, then-President Bill Clinton stopped by the Speaker's office for a visit. Those of us staffers lucky enough were allowed to line up to greet him.
Of course, the call of nature came right before he arrived, and he used the water closet.
So he comes out of the restroom and is walking down the corridor lined with people. No one is shaking his hand--it was really bizarre.
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