Trump To Donate $1 Million Of His Personal Money To Aid Harvey Restoration

Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey VictimsEnlarge this image toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesPresident Trump is pledging to chip in to assist Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, to the tune of $1 million of his personal funds.
Trump has had a spotty record when it comes to pledging and then actually carrying through on his promises to donate money to charities.
He has in the past also exaggerated the amount of money he has given through his now-shuttered charitable foundation.
As it happens, NPR has a list of where people wishing to donate funds to the Harvey recovery might look — as well as a warning about scams and schemes to avoid.
In January of 2016, then-candidate Trump pledged to give $1 million to veterans charities, but it wasn’t until reporters pressed him months later that most of the money was doled out.

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