Trump wants no Presidential salary

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Donald Trump himself was not sure how much the President of the United States earned at all. “I think by law I have to assume a dollar, so I take a dollar a year,” he said in a television interview on Sunday night. “But it would be -.? I do not even know how much it would be Do you know how high the salary is”. He asked the moderator 400 000 dollars, she said. “No, I will not accept the salary,” Trump said. “I do not take it.” The billionaire had already announced during the election campaign that he does not want the money from the state.

He is not the first president of the United States , the waived his salary. John F. Kennedy, too, and Herbert Hoover did not take the president to wage, both very rich and donated the money to charities. Trump is richer than you, he is by far the richest man who will ever move into the White House. It looks as if he needed the 400 000. not dollar annual salary.

How rich he is exactly, however, is unclear. The future president has not published unlike his predecessor his tax returns and has a complex network of companies and real estate investments. Trump said during the campaign that he was more than ten billion dollars difficult. The magazine Forbes , specializing in rankings of the super rich, valued his fortune in September to 3,7 billion Dollar – 800 million dollars less than a year earlier.

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Trump: “I am the Hotel occupancy matter”

Trump empire shrinks – and could shrink further. This is due to the fact that the New York real estate market is slightly weaker than in recent years, particularly retail space and office space are to have a little cheaper, and Trump owns many of them, such as the glass skyscraper Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. Secondly, the value of its brand has shrunk. Estate agents report that it has become more difficult, the apartments for rent in his apartment towers. And also deals in its hotels to go back. “We had the early summer through a difficult period, after which the bookings grew slightly, but there are other people,” said the receptionist a Trump hotel. “They make a lot of photos and drink anything from the mini bar.”

Such problems now Trumps children need care. The real estate mogul wants to leave the management of the company’s three oldest offspring Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. You do not worry about impact of the campaign and the presidency on the business, Ivanka Trump said in the television interview to the Trump children accompanied their father. Trump senior added: “I think what Ivanka want to say is: ‘Who cares Who cares?’ This is the big league. We will save our country. To me the Hotel occupancy matter. That’s peanuts compared with what we will do. ”

Trump announced that he, unlike his predecessors who possessed large amounts of money and business, its assets will not transferred to a so-called blind trust. In such a fund by an independent trustee accepts the investment portfolio completely, the owner gives his voice to and learns nothing. Trump wants to let his children run the company – they are not independent. “I think we are a lot of fun have,” Eric said. “And we will make him very proud.”