Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNational Archives says it altered Trump signs, other messages in Women's March photo Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Democratic lawmaker dismisses GOP lawsuit threat: 'Take your letter and shove it' MORE donated his salary from the second quarter of 2018 to the Small Business Administration, the White House said Wednesday.

Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonSenate confirms Trump pick for small business chief On The Money: Senate chairman opposes cannabis banking bill | Panel advances Trump pick for Small Business Administration | Judge tosses NY state fraud charges against Manafort Senate panel advances Trump's nominee to lead Small Business Administration 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.