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Danish prime minister calls Trump’s interest in buying Greenland ‘absurd’

Danish prime minister calls Trump’s interest in buying Greenland ‘absurd’

The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump’s interest in buying Greenland “absurd” the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possibility of the US purchasing the country — albeit, Trump said, it wasn’t a high priority for America. “Greenland is not for sale. Greenland is not Danish. Greenland belongs to Greenland,” Danish Prime…MORE

Kathleen Blanco, governor of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, governor of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, dies

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco died Sunday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced. She was 76. Blanco announced in 2017 that she was being treated for ocular melanoma and said in December 2018 that there was “no escape” from the incurable cancer. She entered into hospice care in April earlier this year. Blanco passed away at…MORE

Trump on guns: ‘We do have a lot of background checks right now’

Trump on guns: ‘We do have a lot of background checks right now’

President Donald Trump on Sunday emphasized a need for the country to focus on “a very big mental health problem” in the wake of two mass shootings in one weekend that left 32 people dead earlier this month as he appeared to defend current US gun control measures, stating “we do have a lot of…MORE

Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue

Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue

With 169 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is…MORE

Trump: We don’t want Afghanistan to be ‘laboratory for terror’

Trump: We don’t want Afghanistan to be ‘laboratory for terror’

President Donald Trump on Sunday said Afghanistan “can’t be a laboratory for terror” as discussions over a potential US withdrawal from the country persist after nearly 20 years at war. “Look we’re there for one reason, we don’t want that to be a laboratory … It can’t be a laboratory for terror. And we’ve stopped…MORE

Here’s what Sanford said about voting for Trump against a Democrat for 2020

Here’s what Sanford said about voting for Trump against a Democrat for 2020

Mark Sanford isn’t a fan of President Donald Trump for 2020. The former South Carolina representative is mulling a long-shot bid against Trump for the Republican primary and he told NBC on “Meet the Press” Sunday that the President doesn’t deserve to be reelected because Trump is taking the country in the “wrong direction.” Sanford…MORE

Arizona is a new front line in America’s ongoing gun debate

Arizona is a new front line in America’s ongoing gun debate

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead in Sunday’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1) Arizona emerges as a new front line in the gun debate As Americans grapple with the debate over gun control in the wake of recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio,…MORE