|Trump with shady businessman father Fred who staked Donald's start|
It may be the best, most comprehensive article you will ever read on the subject of “What Makes Donald Run?”
The short summary is that Trump and his family grew up in Queens in a grand mansion, but he longed to be accepted in Manhattan society. He hitched his star to the repulsive Roy Cohn and various Mafia dons and never won what he most craved: respect. Again and again, he was driven to prove that whatever he did was the biggest and best, even when it wasn’t.