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Greenlanders mock reports that President Trump wants to buy Greenland

One year ago   |   By NBC News

“I think we take it as a sick joke by a crazy president," a Greenland resident said.
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Trump Reportedly Wants To Buy Greenland. Greenland Says: No, Thank You

Trump Reportedly Wants To Buy Greenland. Greenland Says: No, Thank You

One year ago   |   By Fortune

Not satisfied with a mere 50 states, President Donald Trump reportedly has his eyes set on another piece of land: Greenland, the vast Arctic island nestled between North America and Europe.
The president has repeatedly expressed interest in buying the island to advisers, and asked his White House counsel to investigate the possibility, according to the Wall Street Journal. The White House did not respond to Fortune ‘s request for comment.
On Friday, Greenland issued a clear and resounding answer to Trump's apparent overture: Nej tack
“We're open for business, not for sale,” tweeted...
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Does Trump Really Want to Buy Greenland?

One year ago   |   By Fortune

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland, the world's biggest island. Denmark, unsure whether the former real estate developer is joking, isn't selling.
A Wall Street Journal report outlining the U.S. president's apparent interest in a deal left Danes bewildered, with a former prime minister asking if it was a joke. A member of the ruling political bloc in Denmark, which helps run Greenland as an autonomous territory, called it a “terrible idea.”
The Journal, citing people familiar with the deliberations, said Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in a purchase and even...
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President Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland. TIME Reported Similar Plans in 1947

President Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland. TIME Reported Similar Plans in 1947

One year ago   |   By Time

News that President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland prompted mockery on Thursday when it was first reported by the Wall Street Journal .
But it wouldn't be the first time a President has sought to buy Arctic land from another country: In 1867, President Andrew Johnson bought Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.
It wouldn't even be the first time the U.S. has tried to bag Greenland. Back in 1946, officials offered Denmark $100 million in gold bars for the world's largest island, a Danish autonomous territory. U.S. officials at the time thought it was a “military...
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Report: President Trump Wants to Buy Greenland

Report: President Trump Wants to Buy Greenland

One year ago   |   By Newser

President Trump has been talking about buying an island that could become America's biggest-and least populous-state, insiders say. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the president has repeatedly asked advisers "with varying degrees of seriousness" about the possibility of buying Greenland from Denmark. One insider says Trump...
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