President Trump Donald John Trump Trump reverts back to recent polls, saying internal numbers are "the strongest we've had so far" Illinois deputy apologizes for photos depicting a mock-murder of Trump Scaramucci, assembling former cabinet members, speaks out against Trump MORE tweeted an edited photo Monday night depicting Trump Tower in Greenland, in response to reports that he had expressed interest in buying the island's territory, saying: "I promised m not doing this to Greenland! "
promise not to do that Greenland! pic.twitter.com/03DdyVU6HA
̵1; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 20, 2019
Tweets come after reports that Trump is floating the idea of the US buying Greenland, an autonomous possession of Denmark. Trump himself acknowledged the opportunity over the weekend, calling it a "strategically interesting" plan.
"It's strategically interesting and we'll be interested, but we'll talk to them a little bit. It's not the number one burner," Trump told reporters at his Bedminster, NJ golf club, comparing it to a "big real estate deal. properties ".
"And strategically for the US it would be nice. And we are a great ally of Denmark and we are helping Denmark and protecting Denmark," he said.
Officials from Greenland and Continental Denmark categorically rejected the idea last week.
"We are open for business but we are not for sale," said Anne Lone Bagger, Greenland's foreign minister.
Earlier on Monday, Trump's son Eric Trump Frederick Trump Homes warns foreign governments to "cease and desist from spending money in Trump properties Trump Jr. dismisses conflict of interest, advertises cts projects in Indonesia judge in New York allows part of Trump case and his children to continue MORE [19659003theyhadsharedthesamephotothatPresidentTweetshadandinanInstagrampost
"I don't know about you, but I love the concept of buying Greenland," Eric Trump captured the picture.