Trump’s 3Q Salary Donation Earmarked For Opioid Epidemic Efforts

Trump’s 3Q Income Contribution Earmarked For Opioid Epidemic Efforts

President Donald Trump gives $100,000– his third-quarter presidential pay– to the Department of Health and Person Services, which will use the cash on a public awareness campaign about opioid risks.

The Associated Press: Trump Donates Third-Quarter Income To Health Department
President Donald Trump has contributed his third-quarter income to the Department of Health and Human being Solutions to help combat the opioid epidemic. Acting Health Secretary Eric Hargan on Thursday accepted a check from the president in the quantity of $100,000. Trump previously donated wage in the amounts of $78,333 and $100,000 to the National Forest Service and the Education Department, respectively. (Superville, 12/1)

The Hill: Trump Contributes Third Quarter Income To Battling Opioid Upsurge
President Trump will contribute his third-quarter income to assist his Health and Person Services Department fight the opioid epidemic, the White Home revealed Thursday. Trump has pledged to contribute his whole wage to numerous causes and has up until now dedicated each of his quarterly $100,000 incomes to different federal programs. (Kamisar and Roubein, 11/30)

Stat: Trump Is Donating His Wage To Eliminate The Opioid Crisis. Here’s What It Would Buy
President Trump has promised to donate his third-quarter salary to battle the opioid crisis. So exactly what will that buy, exactly? We’re uncertain yet. It won’t go too far– considering the White House itself has said the opioid epidemic costs the country about $500 billion a year in expenses for medical care, law enforcement, and lost performance. (Blau, 11/30)

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