US President Donald Trump said that from the very beginning of his work at the highest public office he gave all his annual salary to the needs of the United States.
On his Twitter page, the head of the American administration wrote: “I have been giving and giving from the very beginning my entire annual salary from 400 thousand to 450 thousand dollars back to our government. The last check was issued by the US Department of Health to help fight COVID-19. For me, this great honor. “
Earlier, White House spokeswoman Kaley Makinani showed a check for $ 100,000 that Donald Trump donated from his presidential salary to the US Department of Health to develop drugs designed to prevent and treat a new type of coronavirus, Interfax reported.
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, to date, 1,643,098 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the United States, nearly 98,000 have died.