Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

Trump donates quarterly salary to Small Business Administration

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments Ocasio-Cortez: Trump contributed less in taxes 'than waitresses and undocumented immigrants' Third judge orders Postal Service to halt delivery cuts MORE donated his salary from the second quarter of 2018 to the Small Business Administration, the White House said Wednesday.

Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonApril's dumbest and most dangerous coronavirus declarations Trump convenes sports commissioners in hopes of filling stadiums Senate confirms Trump pick for small business chief 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.