Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit

President Trump has doubled down on his beliefs that both sides were to blame for the violence last weekend at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Trump, who has quickly deemed other deadly incidents in the US and around the world acts of terrorism, waffled when asked whether the vehicle death was a terrorist attack.

Just a day later, Trump struck a dramatically different tone.

"We call for the prosecution and adequate punishment of all perpetrators and the prompt establishment of an independent investigation into the events", they noted.

"The President has not been able to demonstrate the ability or competence that he needs to be successful", said Mr Corker, whom Mr Trump had considered for the job of secretary of state.

"I notified members of the council this morning that I could no longer serve on the President's Committee on American Manufacturing", Immelt said in a statement to CNNMoney.

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in the U.S. says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death in Charlottesville, Virginia.

"It is a dishonor to our country's veterans to allow the Nazis and the white supremacists to go unchallenged", Shulkin said Wednesday at a press briefing in Bridgewater.

Vice President Mike Pence, during a news conference in Chile Wednesday afternoon, said he stood by the president and referred to his previous comments on Sunday where he directly condemned the KKK and white supremacists.

The bill also asks Trump to "fire any and all White House advisors who have urged him to cater to the alt-Right movement in the United States".

His condemnation of the removal of Confederate statues and monuments in numerous USA cities was delivered a day after he announced the disbanding of presidential business advisory councils following the resignation of a parade of corporate executives over his Charlottesville remarks.

Historians have suggested that while George Washington had some similarities to the two leaders, it was "ridiculous" to conflate him with them. Donald Trump continues to bring shame and division to our country and he is either too reckless, too ignorant, or too happy about it to care.

This isn't the first time Corker has expressed frustration with the president and his administration.

Trump also blasted Flake, one of the few Republicans openly critical of the president.

I had written a column about how half the country was trying to explain the election results to our children, especially those who heard the winning candidate slur their ethnic or religious group.

The president is facing divisions among advisers inside the White House, and more CEOs said they would not serve on his advisory councils. The White House did not respond to requests for comment. It is one of those few things in politics that's black and white.



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