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President Trump apparently wants the press to help decide where he'll donate his salary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested Monday that President Trump will stick to his campaign promise to take "no salary." Though Trump has not yet donated his February paycheck to charity, Spicer told the press Trump's "intention right now is to donate his salary at the end of the year."

Spicer also announced Trump will ask the press for help determining where to donate his $400,000 annual salary. "The way that we can avoid scrutiny is to let the press corps determine where it should go," Spicer said.

The recommendations immediately started rolling out. "May I suggest the [White House Correspondents' Association] for a scholarship?" a reporter suggested. "A journalism scholarship."