Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump reacts during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

Trump says he would turn down U.S. presidential salary if elected

Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump reacts during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi ValleyBillionaire U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not want the $400,000 annual salary that comes with the White House job and would turn it down if elected. Trump, the front-runner for the Republican nomination in the 2016 race despite having no political experience, was asked at a town hall-style meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire, if, as president, he would roll back generous pension and healthcare benefits given to members of Congress. “The first thing I’m going to do is tell you that if I’m elected president, I’m accepting no salary, OK?” Trump said.

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