President Trump announced that he is donating his third-quarter salary to tackle the US opioid epidemic.
President Donald Trump is donating his third-quarter salary to help tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic.
A White House official says Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public health offices and programs, including the surgeon general’s office.
The White House says the funds are being earmarked “to continue the ongoing fight against the opioid crisis.”
Trump has made tackling the misuse of opioids an administration priority. More than 70,000 Americans died in 2017 from drug overdoses, the bulk of them involving opioids.
I haven’t seen a single word of praise for this from President Trump’s enemies. This is a man who is fighting for our country for free. In fact, President Trump has lost money since he became President.
I hope this money is put to good use and not wasted like the government usually does with our money.
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