The US President Donald Trump said he intends to donate an annual salary, which is 400 thousand dollars, to various departments.
In particular, the billionaire announced that he transfers 100 thousand dollars to the Ministry of internal security. On Monday, March 18, trump on his Twitter page posted a photo of the check for this amount.
“Although the press does not like to write about it, and I do not need it, I donate my annual presidential salary of $ 400 thousand to various departments throughout the year. This money is for the Ministry of internal security,” — said in a Twit Trump.
While the press doesn’t like writing about it, nor do I need them to, I donate my yearly Presidential salary of $400,000.00 to different agencies throughout the year, this to Homeland Security. If I didn’t do it there would be hell to pay from the FAKE NEWS MEDIA! pic.twitter.com/xqIGUOwh4x
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 18 марта 2019 г.
Before taking office, Trump announced that he would not accept the salary, transferring it to charitable purposes, in particular, the organization that helps people who abuse alcohol. As reported by the American media, in October the President donated 100 thousand dollars to the office of small business. The Department of homeland security is responsible for the wall on the border between the US and Mexico, the construction of which Trump is actively promoting.