Trump campaigning for votes in Pittsburgh in late September 2020. Evan Vucci/AP October 1, 2020 Will German Americans again put Donald Trump over the top in the presidential election? Per Urlaub, Middlebury and David Huenlich, Leibniz Institute for the German Language There are 45 million Americans of German ancestry. They gave Donald Trump his winning margin in 2016. Will they do it again?