White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced Friday afternoon President Trump has donated his quarterly salary to the Department of Health and Human Services in the search for a Wuhan coronavirus vaccine.
"The president, as you are all well aware, donates his salary to various initiatives and parts across the federal government and this quarter he will be donating his salary to HHS, Health and Human Services, to develop new therapies for treating and preventing COVID-19 so we can safely reopen," McEnany said, touting a $100,000 check. "In honor of COVID this time, in honor of those who have passed and the studies underway."
President Trump announced Thursday flags will be ordered at half-staff in honor of Wuhan coronavirus victims.
I will be lowering the flags on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days in memory of the Americans we have lost to the CoronaVirus....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 21, 2020
....On Monday, the flags will be at half-staff in honor of the men and women in our Military who have made the Ultimate Sacrifice for our Nation.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 21, 2020
In the past, President Trump has donated his salary to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Veterans Affairs and more.