A check of more than 78,000 dollars comes to appease the stormy beginnings between the National Park Service (NPS) and the new president of the United States.
Donald Trump promised during the campaign to donate his salary from President of the United States to a charitable organization: he finally opted for the National Parks.
A check after a stormy start. His spokesman, Sean Spicer, handed a check for $ 78,333.32 (approximately 73,300 euros) to Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, for the first months of his salary. Trump at the White House. The relationship between the Republican president and the National Park Service (NPS) began on stormy bases.
Retweets and excuses. In the aftermath of the swearing in of the real estate tycoon, the NPS had, rarely, apologized for some of its retweets. One in particular had apparently provoked the anger of the White House: it offered, with photographs in support, an unflattering comparison of the crowd gathered on the “National Mall” by Barack Obama for his investiture in 2009 And that of Donald Trump in 2017, much less impressive.