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Old 2nd September 2019, 08:03 AM   #321
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It's in the air!

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Asked about expected numbers, Skovgaard said: “Judging from the media attention and all the traction on Facebook we expect a massive turnout. Trump would call it huge.”
Baby Trump Balloon Flies Over Copenhagen Despite Canceled Visit (Bloomberg, Sep. 2, 2019)
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Old 3rd September 2019, 07:57 AM   #322
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Team Coco in Greenland is on Conan tonight:

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Old 6th September 2019, 01:57 AM   #323
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Conan in Greenland:
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Conan meets Greenland’s AOC:
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Conan meets his core audience:
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Old 6th September 2019, 02:12 AM   #324
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John Bolton meets with US ambassador to Denmark, Carla Sands, to discuss Greenland (Ni News - in Danish!, Sep. 5, 2019)
Trump national security adviser discusses Greenland economic ties with ambassador to Denmark (The Hill, Sep. 5, 2019)
Trump national security adviser discusses Greenland economic ties with ambassador to Denmark (USA News Hub, Sep. 5, 2019)
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"The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is required for their real happiness. The demand to give up the illusion about its condition is the demand to give up a condition which needs illusions." K. Marx
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Old 7th November 2019, 04:34 AM   #325
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Trump's cancelled visit to Denmark, Greenland and the Ukraine quid pro quo:

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As the top US diplomat in Ukraine was working to release frozen security assistance to Kiev, he discovered the focus back in Washington was elsewhere: President Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland.
Speaking to impeachment committees last month, Ambassador Bill Taylor described difficulty in convening a meeting of top-level Cabinet officials with Trump to discuss the Ukraine assistance, which was put on hold over the summer.
Part of the issue was logistics, he said. But it also came as national security officials inside the White House were scrambling to contain Trump's Greenland idea.
"It turns out, Mr. Chairman, that those principals, as we call them, were on different trips at different times," he said during his closed-door deposition, a transcript of which was released on Wednesday. "I think this was also about the time of the Greenland question, about purchasing Greenland, which took up a lot of energy in the NSC."
Trump raised the idea of purchasing Greenland -- an autonomous Danish territory -- on multiple occasions over the past year. It was first reported in mid-August that he was interested. After the Danish government shot the idea down, Trump canceled a planned trip to Copenhagen.
Top US diplomat in Ukraine: Greenland purchase proposal 'took up a lot of energy' (CNN, Nov. 7, 2019)
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