Danish police out $600K after Trump canceled trip to Copenhagen: report

Danish police out $600K after Trump canceled trip to Copenhagen: report
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Danish police reportedly spent about $600,000 to prepare for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE's canceled visit to the country. 

The Jyllands-Posten, a local newspaper, reported that the amount totaled approximately 4 million kroner, citing a freedom of information request, according to Bloomberg

The estimated costs reportedly cover canceled leave for officers and compensation for police equipment and materials. 

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Trump was scheduled to visit Denmark from Sept. 2 to 3. 

He canceled after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen called the president's plan to purchase Greenland, which is under Danish control, "absurd." 

Trump called her comments "nasty" and "inappropriate."

"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 after he canceled plans to visit Denmark.

He later praised the prime minister as a "wonderful woman" after the two leaders spoke on the phone.

A few Republican lawmakers have since voiced their support for acquiring Greenland.