It was announced today that President Trump would donate his fourth quarter salary to the Department of Transportation. This was said today from his spokesperson. Many people believe that President Trump donated his salary in this department because he wants to push his administration new infrastructure plans. However, what many people seem to forget is that Obama took his whole paycheck for himself, while President Trump is donating every single penny that he takes.
From The Hill:
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement at her daily news briefing, standing alongside Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and other agency officials.
“Today, the president is proud to donate his fourth quarter, 2017 salary to the Department of Transportation to support their programs to rebuild and modernize our crumbling infrastructure,” Sanders said.
Chao praised the president’s donation, noting that it will help fund grants for projects that “address critical infrastructures facing our nation’s highways, bridges and ports.”
“Infrastructure is the backbone of our economy and its key to keeping our country competitive,” Chao said.
“The president’s proposal will create new jobs, strengthen our economy and improve the quality of life for everyone.
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What are your thoughts on this? Do you believe President Trump has some sort of hidden agenda here?
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