Ahead of his first trip to Denmark in early September, Trump was the subject of many Danish politicians’ tweets after a Thursday Wall Street Journal article claimed the “US leader asked his White House counsel to look into the idea” of purchasing Greenland.
Former Denmark Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen was quick to check the US president and dismiss the idea of ever putting the island up for sale.
It must be an April Fool’s Day joke ... but totally out of sesson! https://t.co/ev5DDVZc5f— Lars Løkke Rasmussen (@larsloekke) August 15, 2019
Much to the liking of over 20,000 Twitter users, the self-ruling island’s ministry of foreign affairs issued a tweet on Friday shading Trump’s interests, saying, “We’re open for business, not for sale.”