Why would Trump want to buy Greenland?

In the span of five days, the idea of the United States buying Greenland went from one step above rumor to grounds for cancelling a state visit to Denmark.  Talking with reporters on the White House south lawn Aug. 21, President Donald Trump said it was “just an idea,” but a good one. He then pivoted to the Danish reaction to the sale of its territory. “I thought the prime minister's statement that it was an absurd idea, was nasty,” he said.

Louisiana candidates split on constitutional convention idea

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - While efforts to rewrite Louisiana’s constitution stalled with state lawmakers, advocates for a constitutional convention are trying to make new inroads for the movement, seeing opportunity with legislative term limits and statewide elections this fall.

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p>The push may face an important roadblock, however. Two of …

'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence

President outdoes himself in new press conference as he attacks the Danish prime minister, Jewish Democrats and the press

Donald Trump started off precisely on-message.

Strolling to the end of a White House driveway on Wednesday ahead of his departure for a veterans event in Kentucky, the president began speaking while still walking toward a crowd of waiting reporters. “So the economy is doing very, very well,” he said.

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'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence

President outdoes himself in new press conference as he attacks the Danish prime minister, Jewish Democrats and the press

Donald Trump started off precisely on-message.

Strolling to the end of a White House driveway on Wednesday ahead of his departure for a veterans event in Kentucky, the president began speaking while still walking toward a crowd of waiting reporters. “So the economy is doing very, very well,” he said.

Continue reading…

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