Donald Trump showed off a heaping pile of mouth-watering steaks on a butcher board at a celebration in Florida after hisprimary wins Tuesday, calling them “Trump steaks.”
That’s true in the sense that they were steaks, and they were on a Trump property.
But they weren’t steaks from Trump’s fabled, now shuttered, Trump Steaks business. They came from Bush Brothers Provision Co., a West Palm Beach, Fla., purveyor of fine meats and foods that provides top-shelf eats for a number of Trump properties, John Bush, whose family owns the company, told Bloomberg News.
Photos on Twitter showed the meat at the televised event at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., where Trump celebrated victories in Michigan and Mississippi.
And the packaging matched that used by Bush Brothers, said Bush.
Trump pointed to the beef and the other Trump-branded products while defending himself against criticism of his business smarts from Mitt Romney last week.
The steaks were displayed alongside cases of Trump bottled water, Trump wine from his Virginia winery and copies of Trump magazine.
“Trump steaks, where are the steaks? Do we have steaks? We have Trump steaks,” Trump said, before joking that he’d sell them to attendees for $50 each.