President Trump claimed on Friday that leading the U.S. is breaking his bank.
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“By being president, I lost billions of dollars and especially in money I can’t make because I can’t do deals,” Trump told reporters outside of the White House on Friday.
Trump also said that he does not accept the presidential salary of $450,000 per year.
“I don’t think any other president has ever given up – it’s a lot of money—almost a half a million dollars – I give it up—I don’t think I’ve seen anybody say I give up my salary. I’m not looking for credit. But I give up my salary—I get zero," he said.