Nov 30, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump to donate salary to combat opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

President Donald Trump plans to donate his third-quarter salary to the Department of Health and Human Services to help combat the opioid epidemic, Acting Sec. Eric Hargan said at a White House press briefing today.Don't forget: Trump made battling the nation's opioid crisis one of his administration's key initiatives. This also comes a month after he declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. He previously donated part of his salary to the National Parks Service.

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