The US President-elect Donald trump said in an interview with broadcaster CBSthat he would refuse wages, laid the head of state.
In the program “60 minutes” anchorwoman asked Trump question whether he is going to receive a presidential salary. “I never commented about this, but my answer is no. I think by law I have to accept one dollar, so I’ll get a dollar a year,” he said.
Leading reminded that trump refuses to 400 thousand dollars a year, the billionaire said that he still will not get paid.
We will remind, in September 2015, until the official approval as a presidential candidate from the Republican party, trump said that refuses salaries, laid the head of state, if he wins the election. He said this during a meeting with voters in new Hampshire, noting that for him the money “don’t mean as much”.
According to the magazine Forbes, published in September, as Donald trump is currently $ 3.7 billion. Compared to the previous year it had declined to $ 800 million, but still impressive. Meanwhile, in June 2015, immediately after the announcement of his presidential ambitions trump claimed that his fortune exceeds $ 10 billion.
Informed of salary was refused the 31st U.S. President Herbert Hoover, who earned millions in the mining industry, and the 35th President John F. Kennedy.
In an interview with CBS trump also urged unhappy with his election to stop the protests, and its supporters – not to attack the representatives of Latin America and Muslims.