Trump donates 3rd-quarter salary to combat opioid crisis

by John Wesley Reid · Nov 26th, 2019 11:57 am
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President Trump is donating the $100,000 he would be paid this quarter to help combat the opioid crisis. Trump and his wife Melania have both made the opioid crisis a priority since his election in 2016.

The president is required to be paid but Trump has agreed to donate his presidential salary to advance worthy causes.

Trump has donated to the following U.S. agencies since his inauguration:

2017:
Q1: National Park Service
Q2: Department of Education
Q3: Department of Health and Human Services
Q4: Department of Transportation

2018:
Q1: Veteran's Administration
Q2: Small Business Administration
Q3: National Institutes of Health
Q4: Department of Homeland Security2019

2019:
Q1: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Q2: HHS/Office of the Surgeon General