As promised, Trump donates his first paycheck
Zinke spoke Wednesday at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Md., site of an 1862 battle.
He said Trump's $78,333 first-quarter salary will be combined with an anonymous donation of $22,000 and the pledge of funds by two non-profit organizations to bring the total to $263,545.
The funding will restore a building and replace fencing at the battlefield site.
Trump has said he will donate his entire presidential salary to various charities and causes on a quarterly basis.
On April 3 the White House announced that the National Park Service, which operates the Antietam site, would be the recipient, of his first-quarter salary. ■