Trump Again Lies About The Birthplace Of His Father

There will never be an end to the insane lying:

Of all the odd, counterfactual and conspiratorial claims President Trump has made over the past four years or so, this one may take the cake: He said Tuesday that his father was born in Germany, but he wasn’t. It is at least the third time he has said this.

“My father is German, was German,” Trump said. “Born in a very wonderful place in Germany, so I have a great feeling for Germany.” This is not true. Fred Trump is of German descent and his father was a German immigrant. But Fred Trump was born in New York.

Friedrich Trump was expelled from Germany in 1905, apparently because he had emigrated illegally. He and his wife, Elisabeth Trump, returned to the United States when she was pregnant with Fred Trump, the president’s father.