” In addition to Frazier, and Hayes, the leaders to announce their resignations from the manufacturing council this week before Trump’s announcement were: Kevin Plank of Under Armour, Brian Krzanich of Intel, Scott Paul of the Alliance, for American Manufacturing, Richard Trumka and Thea Lee of the AFL-CIO, Inge Thulin of 3M and Denise Morrison of the Campbell Soup Company. After many business leaders announced their resignations from the White House’s American Manufacturing Council in recent days, President Donald Trump announced he was ending the panel Wednesday, in conjunction with the come apart Strategic, and Policy Forum. As such, the President, and we’re disbanding the Forum.” Eight members of the American Manufacturing Council dropped from the panel following Trump’s response to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Strategic, and Policy Forum, another group of business people advising the president, was considering disbanding before Trump’s announcement, according to a report by The New York Times. Trump was defiant in the wake of the resignations from the manufacturing council Tuesday, writing on Twitter that “for every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I’ve numerous to take their place,”, and labeling those who’d departed — numbering four at the time — “grandstanders.” The newspaper reported that many members spoke via conference call Wednesday morning to discuss the panel’s future, a oral conversation rendered moot by the president’s tweet….Read The Full Article Here”
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