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Trump donates fourth-quarter salary for infrastructure

AP  |  Washington 

is donating his fourth-quarter salary in 2017 to the to help address the nation's infrastructure.

is accepting the check from the in the amount of USD 100,000. The donation announced today in the briefing room comes a day after Trump released a plan to rebuild crumbling roads, bridges and ports.

The says the funds will be used for a grant program that deals with critical infrastructure projects.

The previously donated his salary to the Department of Health and Human Services, the and the Education Department.

As a candidate, Trump vowed not to take a salary, which is USD 400,000 annually. By law, he must be paid, so he is donating the money.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 08:00 IST