Trump won't take presidential salary

How the businessman became president-elect

 

Donald Trump said Sunday he would give up the $400,000 presidential salary he's in line to earn once he takes office in January.

"I've never commented on this, but the answer is no," Trump said in a "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday. "I think I have to by law take $1, so I'll take $1 a year. But it's a — I don't even know what it is."

When told how much he would earn, the billionaire real estate developer said, "No, I'm not going to take the salary. I'm not taking it."

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