What Trump Did With His First-Quarter Salary

Donated it to National Park Service
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 3, 2017 5:32 PM CDT
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, right, holds up a check during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017, with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, and Harpers...   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

(Newser) – President Trump has followed through on a campaign promise: to donate his presidential salary. Trump, who will receive $400,000 a year as president, donated the $78,333 he received for the first quarter to the National Park Service, Reuters reports. Sean Spicer handed over the check at Monday's daily briefing, at which Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he was "thrilled" at the move. (Read more President Trump stories.)

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