Q3′ 2018 President Trump Donates $100,000 Paycheck to Alcoholism Research
President Donald Trump donated his salary to the federal agency investigating alcoholism and alcoholic problems from the third quarter of 2018.
Trump donated $100,000 to the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. For the president, alcoholism is an issue personally dear to him. After struggling with alcoholism his elder brother, Fred Jr, died in 1981, and the president said he had learnt from the experience of his brother.
In 2016, Trump promised not to accept an annual presidential salary of $400,000 if elected. It must be paid by law so that Trump has donated the quarterly payments to different federal departments and agencies. Among other things, Education, Health and Human Services, Transportation and Veterans Affairs accepted the donations of Trump.