Donald Trump mistakenly asserted that his father was born in Germany, again, during a press conference with NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg. said, "not paying their fair share" to the military alliance.
"I have great respect for Angela and I have great respect for the country," said Trump. "My father was a German, was a German, was born in a very beautiful place in Germany, so I have a very big feeling for Germany."
Trump's father, Fred Trump, was born in New York. Grandpa Trump, Friedrich Trump, was born in the German village of Kalstadt. He returned to Germany in 1
Frederick tried to return to Germany in 1905, when Christ was bored, but was expelled from Germany and ordered not to return after he realized that he had not fulfilled a compulsory military service. The couple returned to the United States on a ship heading to Pennsylvania. Christ was three months pregnant with Fred at that time. Their son was born in New York.
Trump falsely argued that his father was born in Germany earlier. In July 2018, when he criticized EU countries for doing business with Iran after Trump broke a nuclear deal with the country, Trump also said that his father was born abroad. He was not. Trump's mother was Scottish.
For many years before he became president, Trump falsely stated that former President Barack Obama was born in Kenya, a conspiracy theory that he repeated, even after being denied.