"I Promise Not To Do This To Greenland": Donald Trump Tweets A Photo Of Huge Trump Tower In Tiny Village In Greenland
August 21, 2019 12:03
US President Donald Trump appears to be making light of his own idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory.
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Why does Trump need Greenland?
Mr Trump on Sunday confirmed the idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory had been discussed within his administration. The U.S. operates a military base on the island and previous administrations have tried to acquire it twice before, given its strategic importance in the North Atlantic.