But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
All have failed at grasping its themes, ironies, and allusions.
When he was asked on CBS, he simply brushed the question aside: the President is “grasping at any straw he can find.”
You get the sense that Raul [Castro] is grasping at straws, one step forward, probably two back.
Every president and political movement, of course, brings to power an often-hoary group of grasping interest groups.
For a little time she sat there grasping at the hope, the very little hope it gave her.
Hurd stretched out his hand, and, grasping that of Beecot's, shook it warmly.
Nor, although their grasping spirit made them unpopular, was there any reason for getting rid of them.
"I am glad to see you, Mr. Watson," replied Levi, grasping the offered hand.
Then he made his way to the table; and, grasping the edge, pulled himself erect.
mid-14c., "to reach for, feel around," possibly a metathesis of grapsen, from Old English *græpsan "to touch, feel," from Proto-Germanic *grap-, *grab- (cf. East Frisian grapsen "to grasp," Middle Dutch grapen "to seize, grasp," Old English grapian "to touch, feel, grope"), from PIE root *ghrebh- (see grab). Sense of "seize" first recorded mid-16c. Figurative use from c.1600; of intellectual matters from 1680s. Related: Grasped; grasping. The noun is from 1560s.