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Germany: Bakery of Trump's distant relative causes a stir01:38

Germany: Bakery of Trump's distant relative causes a stir

Germany, Freinsheim
February 8, 2017 at 04:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Ursula Trump, a German bakery owner claiming to be a distant relative of US President Donald Trump, prepared a cake for sale featuring edible icing pictures of the US leader at the Trump Bakery in Freinsheim, Tuesday.

The bakery initially launched the US flag-covered 3 layer cake for the inauguration of its namesake. The Trump cake proved a sweet success with the bakery selling around 150 slices at €2.50 ($2.67) each during the first week. Ursula Trump said that they stopped making the cake when sales stagnated shortly after that. Furthermore, she said some of the clients vowed to boycott the bakery.

"He [a customer] said that in protest he will not come tomorrow, because I am advertising an idiot. But this is not an advertisement for Trump, this is an advertisement for me and for the bakery," said Ursula Trump.

According to German media, the Trumps of Freinsheim are allegedly long-lost relatives of the US president, whose grandfather was born in the neighbouring village of Kallstadt prior to his migration to the United States.

Germany: Bakery of Trump's distant relative causes a stir01:38
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Ursula Trump, a German bakery owner claiming to be a distant relative of US President Donald Trump, prepared a cake for sale featuring edible icing pictures of the US leader at the Trump Bakery in Freinsheim, Tuesday.

The bakery initially launched the US flag-covered 3 layer cake for the inauguration of its namesake. The Trump cake proved a sweet success with the bakery selling around 150 slices at €2.50 ($2.67) each during the first week. Ursula Trump said that they stopped making the cake when sales stagnated shortly after that. Furthermore, she said some of the clients vowed to boycott the bakery.

"He [a customer] said that in protest he will not come tomorrow, because I am advertising an idiot. But this is not an advertisement for Trump, this is an advertisement for me and for the bakery," said Ursula Trump.

According to German media, the Trumps of Freinsheim are allegedly long-lost relatives of the US president, whose grandfather was born in the neighbouring village of Kallstadt prior to his migration to the United States.

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