Politics week in review: Israel's travel ban on "Squad" members; Trump wants to buy Greenland
Monday, 19 August 2019 President Trump's battle against members of the so-called "Squad" of Democrats reached the international stage this week. On Thursday, Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country after a tweet from Mr. Trump. Meanwhile, a White House economic adviser confirmed rumors that Mr. Trump is eyeing the island of Greenland for his next real estate venture. The Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Natalie Andrews joins CBSN with a look at the top headlines this week.
Trump has expressed interest in purchasing the country of Greenland, the world's biggest island. Greenland is an autonomous territory that is overseen by the country of Denmark, reports Busines Insider. Those in Denmark reacted strongly to the remarks, stating "of course, Greenland is not for sale."...
U.S. President Donald Trump said he plans to expand his travel ban to bar people from several additional countries, a move that could again reignite questions... Reuters India Also reported by •PRAVDA •NPR