NEWS from the WH team: President Trump has repeatedly talked to advisers about the possibility of the U.S. buying Greenland.
President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest.
NEW: Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, w/
NEW: Trump has repeatedly expressed interest—with varying degrees of seriousness—in buying Greenland, asking advisers whether it would be feasible and directing the White House counsel to look into it. w/
NEW: Trump has repeatedly asked advisors if the United States can buy Greenland
WSJ Scoop: Trump has expressed interest in buying Greenland via
WAIT. President Truman offered to buy Greenland from Denmark for $100M in 1946???
We have a moral duty to liberate this communist hellhole
This idea isn't as crazy as the headline makes it seem. This a smart geopolitical move. The United States has a compelling strategic interest in Greenland, and this should absolutely be on the table.
what, and I cannot emphasize this enough, the fuck?
In conversations with aides, Trump has—with varying degrees of seriousness—floated the idea of buying Greenland, WSJ reports. Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland and reportedly asked his W.H. counsel to look into the idea.
"Mr. Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, listened with interest when they discuss its abundant resources and geopolitical importance, and has asked his White House counsel to look into the idea."
My what a lovely meal and after-dinner walk. Why don’t I just go on Twitter to check out what’s happ
I’m sorry, but buying Greenland is actually a great idea.
Buy Greenland. Tow it into the Gulf of Mexico. Airflow over melting ice cools Texas and Florida. Global warming problem solved!
Totally normal, not at all crazy. | President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland - WSJ
Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, listened with interest when they discuss its abundant resources and geopolitical importance, and, according to two of the people, has asked his White House counsel to look into the idea.
I have no idea what to think of this but I suspect it has a lot to do with the Mercator projection
Trump wants to buy Greenland? A few facts: - Greenland is EU overseas territory - Greenland citizens are EU citizens - Most of exports (~90%) to EU - Greenland is autonomous but Danish gov't retains control of foreign and defence policy via
Purchase Greenland? Is that even necessary? Seems like it should be simply liberated from Denmark and the tyrannical Frederiksen regime #RegimeChange4Greenland
Greatest Self-Parodist of All Time “In meet­ings, at din­ners and in pass­ing conversations, Mr. Trump has asked ad­vis­ers whether the U.S. can ac­quire Green­land.”
"In meetings, at dinners and in passing conversations, Mr. Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland...and, according to two of the people, has asked his White House counsel to look into the idea"
Buying Greenland? I'm Inuit.
Trump has repeatedly spoken with aides about the U.S. purchasing Greenland, per
President Trump has -- with varying degrees of seriousness -- discussed buying Greenland.
If Greenland gains representation in the United States Congress before DC does, I am going to explode.
Why buy it when we could invade?! There’s only 56,000 people there.
I’ll believe that Trump is growing into the presidency when his staff stops talking about him like a toddler.
This is by far my favorite story of the day...
Præsident Trump har iflg WSJ fokus på et nyt real estate projekt: han vil købe Grønland
This is a Trump initiative I support. I've always wanted to try living in a Scandinavian country, and to be able to do that without leaving Southern California would be a dream come true.
Since he’s busy terraforming it anyhow...
I will be disappointed if we determine that there *wasn't* an episode of The Simpsons about this. Has to have been, right?
How about instead of trying to buy part of Europe, we just improve our relations with NATO?
Pompeo was scheduled to visit Greenland in May, got rerouted after other things happened with Iran.
Ok. Hold on. This is great idea. It can be the 53rd state (after DC and Puerto Rico), adding 6 almost certainly democratic senators. And when they realize the US is largely responsible for its destruction from #climatechange, they can sue in US courts.
It’s like he woke up and said “what can I do today to make Stephen Colbert’s life easier and better?”
This piece kind of buried the lede: "Greenland is technically part of North America." And what's with the "technically?"
Is, uh, is Greenland for sale, as such?
“It is also unclear how the U.S. would go about acquiring Greenland”
This story is absolutely bonkers for so many reasons.
The serious point to make here is that state territory is not property and to treat it as such is to reject democratic and republican norms in favour of monarchical and feudal ones.
Lest you think that all White House staff are working to save us from Trump, check out responses to Trump's serious inquiries about buying Greenland: ~Some of his advisers have supported the concept, saying it was a good economic play...~
Complete tangent here: Anyone wanting to know what life is like on Greenland should read the chapter on widespread clinical depression among the Inuit in 's "Noonday Demon" via
Well, with Jeffrey Epstein's island no longer available.... via
Trump's not content with being a white supremacist. He wants to be a colonist too.
President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest. via
I've said it before and i'm sure I'll say it again tomorrow, the president is an idiot.
US bought Louisiana from the French Republic in 1803 for $15mm - US bought Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7.2mm i would definitely buy Greenland if Denmark was selling and if Masayoshi Son were to bankroll me.
President Trump wants the U.S. to buy Greenland: via
#TestTrumpsMind #Presidementia #Alzheimers President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants the U.S. to buy the world’s biggest.
I mean, rates are low...not a bad time to buy. Bit if a fixer-upper, but still. President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest.
Next to criminal justice reform, this is probably the best idea Trump has had so far
In conversations with aides, the president has—with varying degrees of seriousness—floated the idea of the U.S. buying the autonomous Danish territory
I pray Birgitta Nyborg doesn’t allow this
Does it come with a parking spot?
Trump wants to buy Greenland. Like, the whole thing.
It’s absolutely unbelievable! This whole period feels like it’s by Paddy Chayefsky.
Oh hey its the news story that finally breaks me as a person been waiting for this