The reason? The country won’t sell Greenland to the United States.
“Greenland is not Danish,” Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told reporters, per AP. “Greenland is Greenlandic. I persistently hope that this is not something that is seriously meant.”
That comment was enough for Trump to cancel a planned September trip to the nation.
The president initially downplayed reports that he wanted to buy Greenland, claiming “it’s not No. 1 on the burner.” However, in canceling the trip, he indicated that it was, in fact, the main reason for his visit ― and since she’s not selling, he’s not going.
Twitter users called him out for throwing a tantrum at one of America’s allies: