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Former U.S. Ambassador To Denmark On Trump Cancelling His Visit: 'It's Not How You Treat An Ally'15:40
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President Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
President Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Remember when the U.S. wanted to buy Greenland? After a brusque dismissal from Greenland's citizens and Danish officials, it seemed the story had essentially gone away. Until, President Trump announced Tuesday that he was canceling a state visit to Denmark because he was offended by the response from elected officials there.

What will that mean for U.S. and Denmark's relations going forward?

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Rufus Gifford, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Denmark under President Obama. He also ran for Congress in Massachusetts. He tweets @rufusgifford.

This segment aired on August 22, 2019.

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