Trump Donates His First Quarter Salary to National Park Service

President Trump has chosen to donate first quarter salary to a federal agency.

President Trump has decided to donate his salary for the first quarter of the year to a federal agency.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer made the announcement at a press briefing today:

The President has spoken with Counsel and made the decision to donate his first-quarter salary, in total, to a government entity, and he has chosen this quarter to donate it to the National Park Service. The Park Service has cared for our parks since 1916, and the President is personally proud to contribute the first quarter of his salary to the important mission of the Park Service, which is preserving our country’s national security.

Spicer presented a check for $78,333 to the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, and Superintendent of the Harper’s Ferry Park site, Superintendent Brandyburg.

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