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WorldBaby Trump balloon flies in Copenhagen despite canceled visit

19:10  02 september  2019
19:10  02 september  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Trump, Danish leader had ‘constructive’ call after war of words, both U.S. and Denmark say Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen earlier called the president’s idea of buying Greenland “absurd”; Trump called that “nasty.”

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The balloon , first flown during protests against Trump 's UK visit in July last year, has since followed the president on state visits to France and Argentina, and to cities across the US. The caricature of Donald Trump in a nappy with a smartphone in his hand clearly angers the US president.

A giant Baby Trump balloon that has followed the president across the world in protests of various state visits is flying over Copenhagen despite President Trump having canceled his Denmark trip.

Baby Trump balloon flies in Copenhagen despite canceled visit© The Hill Baby Trump balloon flies in Copenhagen despite canceled visit

The balloon flew over the Danish city Monday, Bloomberg reports.

It was part of a "Stop Trump" protest hosted by a range of liberal, activist groups.

The groups were protesting Trump's "sabotage of the global fight against climate change and his racist and discriminatory policies," based on a Facebook event description.

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During an official visit to the United Kingdom by President of the United States Donald Trump , an inflatable caricature of Trump (usually known as the Trump Baby or less commonly the Baby

The Trump baby blimp in Dublin earlier this year. It is to fly in Copenhagen in September, despite the US president's postponement of a planned state Protestors had planned to fly the protest balloon during the September 2nd-3rd state visit which was cancelled by Trump on Tuesday, apparently due

Nearly 3,000 people indicated they would attend based on the Facebook event.

Trump abruptly canceled his planned Sept. 2-3 Denmark state visit after he said Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's rejection of his proposal to purchase Greenland was "nasty" and "inappropriate."

Frederiksen said Trump's request to buy the autonomous Danish territory was "absurd."

"She's not talking to me. She's talking to the United States of America. You don't talk to the United States that way," Trump told reporters a day after he canceled plans to visit Denmark.

The baby Trump balloon has greeted Trump before. The balloon flew during protests of Trump's state visit to the U.K., as well as during Washington, D.C. protests on July 4.

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