Trump Disbands Deteriorating CEO Advisory Councils

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 1:02 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump disbanded two of his advisory councils on Wednesday as CEOs rapidly abandoned them in response to Trump’s refusal to exclusively blame white supremacists for a fatal rally they held in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

The president on Wednesday tweeted: "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!" (AP) As the CEOs of the Strategic and Policy Forum — which includes the heads of General Motors, JPMorgan Chase &...
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