When asked if Donald Trump was going to the president’s salary, Trump, aged 70, said, “No, I will not take the salary, I do not take it,” confirming a promise made in a Video campaign.
US President–elect Donald Trump announced that he would receive $ 1 of his salary per year and not the US $ 400,000 that comes with the US president’s mandate and will refrain from going on vacation. Asked if he was going to the president’s salary, Trump, 70, said, “No, I will not take the salary. I do not take it, “confirming a promise he made in a disc video in September.
“I think I must by law take USD 1, so I’ll take 1 USD a year, but I do not even know what it is,” Trump CBS told “60 Minute” in an interview broadcast on Sunday. Said he did not know what the salary of an American president is and also said he would not take vacation.
“We have so much work. There is so much work to be done. And I want to do it for the people, “he said.” I want to do it, we reduce taxes, we take care of health care, I mean, there’s so much to do. Do not think we’ll be very big on vacation, no, “Trump said, excluding holidays for himself.
Trump overcame her rival Democrat Hillary Clinton during Tuesday’s presidential vote in a result that shocked many who expected her to win after favorable opinion polls.