×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: Donald Trump | donald trump | salary | cbs | 60 minutes | president

Trump Says He Will Only Take $1 Presidential Salary

Trump Says He Will Only Take $1 Presidential Salary

President-elect Donald Trump says he will only take a $1 per year presidential salary.

By    |   Sunday, 13 November 2016 10:31 PM

President-elect Donald Trump says he does not want the annual $400,000 presidential salary and instead will only take a symbolic $1 a year.

Trump made the revelation on "60 Minutes" Sunday night, telling CBS' Lesley Stahl, "No, I'm not going to take the salary. I'm not taking it  … I think I have to by law take $1, so I'll take $1 a year," before adding that he didn’t he even know what the salary was.

Trump also said he did not intend to go on vacation, because "We have so much work to get done. I want to get it done for the people … so I don’t think we'll be very big on vacations."

Trump reiterated that he will release his tax returns "at the appropriate time, but right now I'm under routine audit."

He added that nobody cares about it, explaining that “The only one who cares is, you know, you and a few people that asked that question. Obviously, the public didn't care because I won the election very easily. So they don't care. I never thought they did care.

© 2021 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Headline
President-elect Donald Trump says he does not want the annual $400,000 presidential salary and instead will only take a symbolic $1 a year.
donald trump, salary, cbs, 60 minutes, president
184
2016-31-13
Sunday, 13 November 2016 10:31 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App