Volume 95 Issue 33 | p. 15 | News of The Week
Issue Date: August 21, 2017 | Web Date: August 16, 2017

Trump disbands manufacturing council

Decision follows exodus started by Merck CEO Frazier after Charlottesville violence
Department: Business
Keywords: Business, pharmaceuticals, Merck, Trump, Charlottesville

After the resignation of two more members of his American Manufacturing Council, President Donald J. Trump announced on the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 16, that he had disbanded the council. The fresh resignations brought to eight the number of business leaders who left the group in response to the President’s statements on the violence during a protest rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12.

Trump said he will also dissolve his Strategic & Policy Forum. . . .

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