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Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief: White House
August 31, 2017 / 7:56 PM / 19 days ago

Trump pledges $1 million of his personal money to Harvey relief: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the White House after a trip to Springfield, Missouri, in Washington D.C., August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will pledge $1 million of his own money to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursday.

“I am happy to tell you that (Trump) would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people that we have seen across this country do and he’s pledging $1 million of personal money to the fund,” Sanders told reporters at a White House briefing.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Tim Ahmann

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