Trump tried to trade Puerto Rico for Greenland, because Puerto Rico wasn't grateful enough
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For those genuinely interested, there actually was a point where the United States offered to buy Greenland in the past. It was in the early years of the Cold War, shortly after the Soviet Union had exploded its first nuclear weapons, when concerns were high that Soviet bombers might try to reach American targets by coming over the pole. Under Harry Truman, the U.S. conducted secret negotiations with Denmark over access to Greenland, and at one point in those negotiations the U.S. asked if...

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