“I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy,” Trump booms from a speakerphone. “He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it — Jeffrey enjoys his social life.”
President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland
In conversations with aides, the president has—with varying degrees of seriousness—floated the idea of the U.S. buying the autonomous Danish territory
President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest.
The idea of the U.S. purchasing Greenland has captured the former real-estate developer’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussion, who said Mr. Trump has, with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest in buying the ice-covered autonomous Danish territory between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans.
"So our country can take in $120 billion a year in tariffs, paid for mostly by China, by the way, not by us. A lot of people try and steer it in a different direction. It’s really paid — ultimately, it’s paid for by — largely, by China. And businesses will pour back into our country."
Donald Trump on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 in remarks at the White House)
The additional tariffs that he said he was imposing on Chinese goods from 1st September have been held back until December 15th, so it doesn't upset Xmas shoppers.
I'm confused - why would DT's tariffs affect Xmas shoppers in the USA? He couldn't possibly be wrong about who pays import duties, could he?
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