President Trump will donate his fourth quarter 2017 salary to Transportation Department

Kerry Clines

February 16, 2018

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In a gesture that addresses the nation’s transportation infrastructure woes and helps push his recently released infrastructure plan, President Trump announced that he will donate his fourth-quarter 2017 salary of $100,000 to the U.S. Department of TransportationCNBC reports. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will accept the donation and plans to use it for a grant program that deals with critical infrastructure projects.

When he was a Presidential candidate, Trump vowed not to take the $400,000 annual salary, so he has been donating the money to various organizations, including the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Park Service and the Education Department. 


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