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perhaps trumps oranges were from Germany as well....
“In the 1940s, people, especially in the real estate industry in New York, didn't want to hear that somebody was German — so let's get rid of that. Let's be Swedish,” Gwenda Blair said in an inteview with Inside Edition.
According to the New York Times, Donald Trump even asked his father why he had to keep the lie going at the time of writing Trump: the Art of the Deal.
The true story is that Trump's grandparents on his father's side came to America from the German town of Kallstadt in 1905. On his mother's side, Trump's ancestry is Scottish.
"I don't believe there's any Swedish ancestry whatsoever," biographer Gwenda Blair said.
Donald Trump claimed he was of Swedish ancestry - but it's a lie
I learned at my father’s side.
His story is classic Horatio Alger. Fred Trump was
born in New Jersey in 1905, His father, who came
here from Sweden as a child, owned a moderately
successful restaurant, but he was also a hard liver and
a hard drinker, and he died when my father was eleven
Trump: The Art of the Deal