Donald Trump the new president of US has said he will not accept a salary for being president. People have been questions regarding what will happen to Trump’s income in the wake of his winning the 2016 US presidential election.
‘The first thing I’m going to do is tell you that if I’m elected president, I’m accepting no salary, okay? That’s not a big deal for me,’Trump said at a September 17, 2015, event in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Someone on Twitter asked Trump in a Q & A session, a video of which was posted on Trump’s Twitter account on September 21, 2015: ‘@realDonaldTrump, will you forgo the presidential salary if elected?’
Trump replied: ‘As far as the salary is concerned — I won’t take even one dollar. I am totally giving up my salary if I become president.’
In the same video, Trump said he was ‘totally self-funding’ his campaign and said that he ‘won’t take money other than the small stuff’.