CEOs Quit Trump’s Advisory Councils After Charlottesville

Following President Trump’s statement that leftist agitators were responsible for initiating the violence in Charlottesville, members of his council of business leaders began resigning. It will not surprise readers of Need to Know News that these CEOs are from corporations that have been in the forefront of political correctness and have opposed most of the economic reforms advocated by the President. –GEG

Six CEOs abandoned President Trump’s advisory councils, saying they could no longer support the chief executive after his remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon stayed on at the council but stated he thought the president had at first “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together” but that his later remarks were a “step in the right direction.”

President Trump hit back, saying the business leaders were “not taking their jobs seriously.”

Melissa Francis called the behavior of the CEOs leaving the council “outrageous” and “inappropriate.”

Francis related that one shareholder had told her they “couldn’t care less about that CEO’s feelings, but he better light it up when he announces earnings.”

“That’s not his job, to have feelings,” the Fox Business host said. “He can have feelings on his own time.”

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