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Old 03-19-2017, 11:04 PM
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Old 03-19-2017, 11:19 PM
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Okay the first one I have an issue with. By law he has to accept the paycheck. And he did say he would donate the money at the end of the year. So we got to wait till then to bust him if he doesn't donate the money. And IMO the Trump foundation does not count.
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Old 03-20-2017, 12:35 AM
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Okay the first one I have an issue with. By law he has to accept the paycheck. And he did say he would donate the money at the end of the year. So we got to wait till then to bust him if he doesn't donate the money. And IMO the Trump foundation does not count.
no such law

trump is waiting till end of year yes. and we will pay him his salary plus his tax deduction so about double the salary he would get if he doesn't donate it.
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no such law

trump is waiting till end of year yes. and we will pay him his salary plus his tax deduction so about double the salary he would get if he doesn't donate it.
It is:

US Constitution, Article II, Section 1
The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services, a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them.
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Old 03-21-2017, 12:31 AM
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It is:

US Constitution, Article II, Section 1
The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services, a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them.
that does not specify that he cannot donate it

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When President Kennedy took office in 1961, he was a very wealthy man. His family's worth was around $1 billion at the time, and he himself had a multimillion-dollar trust fund. He certainly didn't need the presidential salary ($100,000 annually with a $50,000 expense account, at the time) to get by. So, he donated it all to charity instead.

"President Kennedy's entire salary is going to charity," a newspaper reported at the time, according to Snopes. "Six charities benefited from the $94,583.32 the President received in 1961." According to the Snopes piece, some of the recipients of his donations were the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, the United Negro College Fund, and the Cuban Families Committee.

Kennedy also donated the entirety of the salary he earned in Congress over the course of his 14 years in the House and Senate. Altogether, his charitable donations may have totaled as much as $500,000 over the course of his political career.
Interesting things US presidents did with their salaries - Business Insider
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Meanwhile at the DNC Headquarters...

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Meanwhile at the DNC Headquarters...

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