” Those departures brought the total number of business, and labour leaders to quit the manufacturing body to seven since Trump’s initial response blaming “many sides”, for the violence over with the weekend. “As we watched the events, and the response from President Trump over with the weekend, we too felt that he missed a critical opportunity to assist bring our country together by unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists,” McMillon wrote in an internal employee memo that was also posted to a public Walmart website. On Tuesday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and Alliance, for American Manufacturing head Scott Paul quit the panel, joining the chief executives of Merck, Intel and Under Armour, who left Monday in the wake of Trump’s initial remarks.
by Adam Edelman President Donald Trump dissolved two of his economic advisory councils Wednesday at the end of a rash of CEOs resigned in the wake of his response to a white nationalist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, that occurred Saturday. Wednesday’s departures began with Inge Thulin, the chairman, and chief executive of 3M, who said he was stepping away from the Manufacturing Council because he felt “the initiative is no longer an effective vehicle, for 3M to advance” its goals. The developments came as public pressure mounted on executives to disavow Trump at the end of he doubled down Tuesday on his initial response that counter-protesters demonstrating against white nationalism were equally to blame, for the violence at race-fueled riots in Charlottesville over with the weekend. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I’m ending both,” Trump tweeted….Read The Full Article Here”
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