Danish PM: Trump’s idea of buying Greenland is ‘absurd’

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is “an absurd discussion,” Denmark’s prime minister said.Mette Frederiksen, who was visiting the world’s largest island to meet Premier Kim Kielsen, told reporters: “Greenland is not Danish. Greenland is…

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Pinkerton: Why Buying Greenland Is One of Donald Trump’s Best Ideas

Last week, the Wall Street Journal had a scoop of sorts; the headline read, “President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland: In conversations with aides, the president has — with varying degrees of seriousness — floated the idea of the U.S. buying the autonomous Danish territory.” Greenland, of course, is a huge island in…

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Klein: Dems Side with Rabid Antisemites over Israel

Senior Democratic members of Congress have reportedly been in discussion about ways to condemn Israel’s envoy to Washington, Ron Dermer, and the Trump administration’s ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, over their support for the Israeli government’s decision to deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. Unmentioned in the report is any talk of…

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Trump brushes off concerns of recession, touts strong economy

President Trump offered an optimistic outlook of the economy Sunday and dismissed concerns of a looming recession after losses in financial markets last week and his ongoing trade war with China that some say will determine if he wins in 2020.”I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey…

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Netanyahu’s partisan streak has paid off, but for how long?

JERUSALEM (AP) — In the eyes of critics, Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to bar two Democratic congresswomen at the request of President Donald Trump is the latest reckless gamble by a prime minister willing to sacrifice Israel’s national interests for short-term gain.The move infuriated Democrats and risked turning Israel into even more of a partisan issue…

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Rudy Giuliani on Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged Suicide: ‘This Is Very Questionable’

Rudy Giuliani reacted to Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged suicide Saturday morning, asking a series of questions about his death and stating, “Committing suicide on suicide watch doesn’t happen.” Authorities found the convicted pedophile dead in his cell early Saturday morning, according to several reports. Epstein committed suicide via hanging, according to reports from the New York Times and ABC…

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Florida Making Billions as Americans Flee High-Tax States

The state of Florida is making billions in tax revenue due to an influx of new residents fleeing high-tax states. A new study performed by LendingTree found that the Sunshine State is “the number one largest beneficiary from relocations out of all 50 states — by a landslide,” according to Fox Business. The 2016 IRS…

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Trump warns China against ‘another Tiananmen Square,’ says Tim Cook made ‘compelling’ tariff case

President Trump told reporters on Sunday that Apple CEO Tim Cook privately made a “very compelling argument” that the administration’s tariffs on Chinese-assembled goods have made an unfair impact on the California-based tech giant, because its chief rival, Samsung, has conducted most of its manufacturing in South Korea and did not have to pay the levy.The…

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Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the diplomacy of coercion.The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims.Since taking office in January 2017, President Donald Trump has…

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Beto: Trump Leading a ‘Concerted, Organized Attack Against’ People of Color

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” 2020 presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said President Donald Trump was engaged in a “concerted, organized attack against immigrants, against people of color.” O’Rourke said, “From the outset of this campaign, even before this campaign, I talked about how dangerous President Trump’s open racism is, the Mexicans…

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Buttigieg: Voting for Trump Is ‘Looking the Other Way on Racism’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg said Americans who voted for President Donald Trump were “looking the other way on racism.” Tapper asked, “You told me on this show two weeks ago that you believe President Trump is a white nationalist. Given that, do…

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Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week’s sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.Larry Kudlow said in Sunday television interviews that consumers are seeing higher wages and are…

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Donald Trump Says ‘Major’ Consideration Given to Labeling Antifa an ‘Organization of Terror’

President Trump tweeted Saturday that “major consideration” is being given to labeling the violent far-left group Antifa an “organization of terror.” “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an ‘ORGANIZATION OF TERROR,’” Trump tweeted Saturday morning. “Portland is being watched very closely. Hopefully the Mayor will be able to properly do his job!” Major…

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Chuck Schumer Blames the Trump Administration for Overcrowding at the Southern Border

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is blaming the Trump administration for the migrant crisis – overcrowding specifically – at the southern border,  ignoring the Democrat Party’s recent efforts to stifle the GOP’s attempts to address the issue. “The @SenateDems and I pushed Border Patrol leadership hard,” Schumer tweeted Friday. “Overcrowding. Migrants without the help they need. It…

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