Fact check: Trump makes at least 11 false claims to reporters, including two about Greenland

CNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump made at least 11 false claims Wednesday while speaking with reporters for more than half an hour before leaving the White House for a speech and fundraiser in Kentucky. Two of the false claims were about ...

August 22nd 2019


Trump calls Danish prime minister's response on Greenland 'nasty'

CNBCPresident Donald Trump accused Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen of being "nasty" and "not nice" in her rejection of his idea the U.S. could buy Greenland. "I looked forward to going but I thought the Prime Minister's statement that it was an absurd ...

August 22nd 2019


Trump Buying Greenland Seemed Like a Joke. Then It Got Ugly.

The New York TimesIn the latest only-in-Trumpland episode skating precariously along the line between farce and tragedy, the president of the United States on Wednesday attacked the prime minister of Denmark because she will not sell him Greenland — and found the very ...

August 22nd 2019


Trump attacks Danish prime minister for her 'nasty' comments about his interest in US purchase of Greenland

Washington PostPresident Trump attacked Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Wednesday, saying the leader of the U.S. ally had made “nasty” comments about his interest in having the United States purchase Greenland. Trump announced Tuesday night that he ...

August 21st 2019


Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

Associated PressCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity.

August 21st 2019


Danish PM 'disappointed and surprised' after Trump cancels visit over Greenland spat

USA TODAYWASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen responded to President Donald Trump's cancellation of a visit to Denmark over their refusal to sell Greenland, saying she was "disappointed and surprised" but hoped to further ...

August 21st 2019


How Greenland explains Donald Trump's entire presidency

CNN"Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland, I will be postponing our meeting scheduled in two weeks for ...

August 21st 2019


Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale,' After Reports That Trump Wants To Buy It

NPRPresident Trump may have been joking about wanting to buy Greenland, if he said it, but officials there want him to know: the island isn't for sale. Aaja Chemnitz Larsen, a Greenlandic politician, told Here & Now she was "not surprised" by media reports that ...

August 16th 2019


Trump wants to buy Greenland. How much would it cost?

Washington Post“The notion of purchasing Greenland from Denmark is based on an outdated, colonialist view of the autonomous, Inuit-majority territory,” Victoria Herrmann, president and managing director of the Arctic Institute think tank, said via email. “If the United States is ...

August 16th 2019


Here's what it could cost for America to buy Greenland

CNNLondon (CNN Business) Greenland insists it's not for sale, despite President Donald Trump musing about buying it. But just how much could the world's largest island be worth to America? Any price tag on Greenland would depend on how desperately the ...

August 16th 2019


5 questions about Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland, answered

CNNThis President, the most unorthodox resident of the White House in modern history, is actually, apparently, interested in buying Greenland -- the world's largest island currently owned by Denmark. This raises all sort of questions -- like, literally, dozens -- but ...

August 16th 2019


'Greenland Is Not for Sale': Trump's Talk of a Purchase Draws Derision

The New York TimesCOPENHAGEN — President Trump's idea to possibly buy Greenland for its natural resources left residents of the semiautonomous Danish territory amused, apoplectic and in disbelief, and received a chilly reception in Denmark on Friday. “I hope it's a joke, ...

August 16th 2019


Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland. So did the Truman administration.

Washington PostShould the United States buy Greenland from Denmark? It's something that President Trump has repeatedly asked his staff to explore in recent weeks, bewildering top aides. But he's not first to ponder the question, which was first floated in the 1860s, when a ...

August 16th 2019


Trump Shows Interest in Buying Greenland, But Denmark Won't Sell

BloombergRepublican Representative Mike Gallagher tweeted that the suggestion isn't “crazy,” adding that the U.S. “has a compelling strategic interest in Greenland, and this should absolutely be on the table.” Democrats appeared less enthusiastic, with Representative ...

August 16th 2019


Not for sale: Danish MPs ridicule idea of Trump buying Greenland

ReutersCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's biggest island with his advisers.

August 16th 2019


Trump has expressed serious interest in buying Greenland: report

Fox NewsThe president's reported interest in Greenland is not unprecedented. In 1946, the U.S. offered to buy Greenland from Denmark for $100 million, but the Danish government refused to sell. The Journal also reported that the State Department inquired about ...

August 16th 2019


Trump aides look into US purchasing Greenland after directives from president

Washington PostPresident Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive said. The presidential request has bewildered aides, some of ...

August 16th 2019


Trump has asked aides if it's possible to buy Greenland, sources say

CNNTrump's interest in buying Greenland was first reported on Thursday by The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reported that people familiar with the deliberations said the President has raised the issue during meetings and dinners, asking aides and listening ...

August 16th 2019


Trump Is Reportedly Considering Buying Greenland Which Sure Why Not At This Point

BuzzFeed NewsOkay, look, everything is melting and/or on fire right now, but here's something nobody saw coming. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that President Donald Trump is considering having the US just buy Greenland. Yes, Greenland. All of it. Greenland ...

August 16th 2019


President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland

Wall Street JournalThe idea of the U.S. purchasing Greenland has captured the former real-estate developer's imagination, according to people familiar with the discussions, who said Mr. Trump has, with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest in buying ...

August 16th 2019