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Obama is visiting Denmark next month — did Trump fear being overshadowed by him?

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday night abruptly canceled his plans to meet with Denmark’s prime minister because the Danish government has said it will not sell him Greenland.

However, anti-Trump conservative David Frum is speculating that there may be a hidden reason for the president’s decision to back away from meeting Denmark.

As Danish newspaper The Local reports, Obama is scheduled to visit Denmark in late September during a talk at the northern city of Aalborg.

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Frum speculates that Trump is “scared of the likely contrast to his state visit,” which would likely have been marked by angry protests and public rebuffs to his proposal to buy Greenland.

“In his self-loathing heart, Trump knows Obama is bigger than he is, around the world as well as in the United States,” writes Frum. “That knowledge tortures Trump, never allows him a minute’s respite.”

The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent believes Frum’s theory has some merit and he points to past incidences where Trump has delayed traveling overseas for fear of being met by protesters.

“Trump’s hypersensitivity to how he’s received extends abroad, too: After his trip to London, Trump claimed that large protests there simply never happened,” Sargent writes. “So it’s at least plausible that one of Trump’s considerations in canceling the Denmark trip was Obama’s planned visit.”

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BUSTED: Trump-loving sheriff tried to murder deputy who caught him on tape making racist remarks

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A North Carolina Sheriff and Trump supporter reportedly plotted to murder a man who had a tape of him making racially offensive remarks, reports the Raleigh News and Observer.

Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was indicted Monday, based on a recording of Brindell advising a man on how to kill a former deputy who accused him of racist language.

According to court records, the sheriff told another person to “take care of it” and “the only way you gonna stop him is kill him.”

He instructed him to get rid of the weapon. “You ain’t got the weapon, you ain’t got nothing to go on,” Wilkins said. “The only way we find out these murder things is people talk. You can’t tell nobody, not a thing.” The conversation took place in 2014.

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Judiciary Democrats schedule Trump ‘corruption’ hearing on ’emoluments and profiting off the presidency’

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The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a "corruption" hearing on President Donald Trump's business practices.

The committee on Tuesday, which is controlled by Democrats, posted a notification about the hearing on its website.

The hearing is titled "Presidential Corruption: Emoluments and Profiting Off the Presidency." It is scheduled for Sept. 23 at 2 pm. A witness list was not immediately available.

Trump's opponents have argued that he has violated the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution by profiting off foreign dignitaries who visit his hotels and restaurants.

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House GOP loses yet another incumbent as California’s Paul Cook announces retirement

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Another day, another retirement for House Republicans.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Rep. Paul Cook R-CA) is heading for the exits and retiring at the end of his term in 2020.

Instead of serving in Congress for another term, Cook will run for a seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, the congressman's chief of staff tells the Los Angeles Times.

Even though Democrats made major gains in California during the 2018 midterm elections, Cook's district will be difficult for the party to pick up. Cook last year won reelection with 60 percent of the vote and his opponent wasn't even a Democrat, but fellow Republican Tim Donnelly.

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