President-elect Donald Trump reiterated a promise he’d made in September of last year to totally give up accepting the $400,000 annual presidential salary.
Speaking to CBS News veteran Lesley Stahl on “60 Minutes,” he did add that he would take $1 if the law is such that he has to take something.
Rebecca Berg, national political correspondent for Real Clear Politics, reported:
In 60 Minutes interview, Trump says he will not take a salary as president pic.twitter.com/HS4SzGbTfC
— Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) November 14, 2016
Last year Trump made this promise:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 21, 2015
CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reported:
On @60Minutes, Pres-elect Trump says he won't take the $400,000/year presidential salary. He'll take $1/yr to satisfy the law.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 14, 2016