Trump donates $100K from salary to DHS

Trump donates $100K from salary to DHS
© Getty Images

President TrumpDonald John TrumpLiz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender Booker: Trump is 'worse than a racist' Top Democrat insists country hasn't moved on from Mueller MORE said Monday that he was donating $100,000 from his salary to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Trump tweeted a photo of the check he wrote to DHS and said the media doesn't "doesn’t like writing about" him donating his salary. He also claimed there would be "hell to pay from the FAKE NEWS MEDIA" if he didn't do so. 

"While the press doesn’t like writing about it, nor do I need them to, I donate my yearly Presidential salary of $400,000.00 to different agencies throughout the year, this to Homeland Security," he tweeted.
ADVERTISEMENT
Trump has previously donated quarters of his $400,000 salary to different agencies.
 
In January, Trump donated $100,000 to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. In October, he gave $100,000 to the Small Business Administration.