Donald Trump’s penchant for well-done steak served with ketchup has been well-documented, but a profile of a former Trump bodyguard reveals that the President is also a huge McDonald’s fan — to the point where he asked White House chefs to recreate a Quarter Pounder.
This McNugget of information was tucked in a Politico piece on Keith Schiller, Trump’s former bodyguard who was “Director of Oval Office Operations” until September.
For a piece that’s ostensibly meant to offer insight into Schiller’s confidante-esque relationship with Trump, Politico really ran with the McDonald’s theme. Not only do we learn that Trump’s preferred burger is a Quarter Pounder with cheese, with the rather youthful preferences of extra ketchup and no pickles.
It also turns out that the White House kitchen was asked to replicate both the burger and a fried apple pie. Politico’s Annie Karni writes that staff attempts “couldn’t match the satisfaction” of the McDonald’s originals —