At the beginning of the White House press briefing Tuesday afternoon, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that President Trump will be donating his fourth quarter salary of $100,000 to the Department of Transportation, “to support their programs, rebuild and modernize our crumbling infrastructure.”
So far, Trump’s salary has now been donated as follows:
- 1Q – National Park Service
- 2Q – Department of Education
- 3Q – HHS Opioid battle
- 4Q – DoT Infrastructure (just announced)
NEW: President Trump donates his fourth quarter salary of $100,000 to the Department of Transportation “to support their programs, rebuild and modernize our crumbling infrastructure.” pic.twitter.com/mTZxPSlZui
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) February 13, 2018
#BREAKING Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces that President Trump has donated his 4th quarter salary to the Department of Transportation. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao accepting the check. #MAGA pic.twitter.com/nhojZ4egYs
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) February 13, 2018
Twitter comments so far aren’t all complimentary:
Trump should donate his salary to charity supporting victims of sexual violence
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 13, 2018
— David Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold) February 13, 2018
When someone defends Donald Trump because he donated his quarterly salary, please remind them that because Cheeto spends his weekends golfing and advertising his Florida resort, the secret service budget was increased by over 60 million.
— Tommy Campbell (@MrTommyCampbell) February 13, 2018
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