Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham: America must 'accept the pain that comes in standing up to China' Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump New data challenges Trump's economic narrative MORE donated his salary from the second quarter of 2018 to the Small Business Administration, the White House said Wednesday.

Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonIvanka Trump urges support for groups that 'uplift' Baltimore amid father's criticism of city Trump campaign describes Corey Stewart super PAC as 'unconscionable' Pro-Trump group plans to spend 0M in six battleground states MORE accepted the $100,000 contribution during a White House press briefing. She said the money will go toward funding a program that provides assistance to veterans who are interested in starting their own companies.

"It will be put to very good use," McMahon said of the president's donation.

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She said the money will be used for the SBA's "Emerging Leaders" program, which offers seven months of training to veterans transitioning from military life into the private sector.

Trump has donated each of his quarterly salaries to different areas of the government since taking office. The president donated his salary from the first quarter of 2018 to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Last year, Trump gave his salary to the Transportation Department, the Health and Human Services Department for the opioid epidemic, the National Park Service and the Education Department.