Trump Administration Has A New Plan For Greenland – By Ryan Saavedra (DailyWire) / Feb 19 2020
The Trump administration reportedly has new plans for Greenland after President Donald Trump’s desire to buy the world’s largest island did not gain enough traction last year to come to fruition.
Trump’s new plan, which was revealed in the administration’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021, is to build the “first permanent consular services outpost in the strategic location in the Arctic Circle,” Politico reported.
The State Department’s proposed budget stated that it was requesting $587,000 to “establish a permanent diplomatic presence in Greenland, which was previously notified to Congress.”
Trump’s initial plan to buy Greenland was revealed in an August report from The Wall Street Journal:
The idea of the U.S. purchasing Greenland has captured the former real-estate developer’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussion, who said Mr. Trump has, with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest in buying the ice-covered autonomous Danish territory between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans.
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