During the election, one of the things that Donald Trump campaigned on was that he would not be taking the presidential salary, something only two other presidents in history have done. But it appears that he has reneged on this pledge; so what is he going to do with the money instead?
Trump first made the pledge at a rally in Rochester, New Hampshire, telling the crowd, “The first thing I’m going to do is tell you that if I’m elected president, I’m accepting no salary, OK? That’s not a big deal for me.” He then reiterated the pledge during a Twitter Q&A, saying, “As far as the salary is concerned — I won’t take even one dollar. I am totally giving up my salary if I become president.”