WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is donating his third-quarter salary to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Trump donated a third-quarter salary to help fight the crisis president Donald Trump donates his 3rd-Quarter salary to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic.
President Donald Trump participates in a bill signing ceremony for the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Nov.25,2019, in Washington.
A White House official says Trump will be raising the Assistant Secretary of Health’s office 100,000$ this quarter from the Surgeon General’s Office who oversees the Federal Public Health Offices Program.
The White House says the funds are being earmarked ”to continue the ongoing fight against the opioid crisis.”
trump has made management’s priority in dealing with opioid abuse, In 2017, more than 70,000 Americans died of drug overdoses, most of them involving opioids.
Trump needs to pay compensation, but he promises to donate his salary for the right reasons. Trump donated his second quarter salary to the surgeon general’s office