BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:32 A.M.) – White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced that US President Trump had donated his first three months of salary to the National Park Service, in a press briefing on Monday.
Spicer noted that Trump “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.”
He added that Trump “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.”
Following the announcement, Spicer presented a check for $78,333.32 (€73,398.04) to the National Park Service to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
During the campaign, Trump pledged to donate his full-year presidential salary of $400,000 if elected.