• Woodward book: Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell privately praised CEOs that quit Trump's business councils after the Charlottesville fiasco

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

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    In the wake of President Donald Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, many CEOs resigned from positions on the White House's manufacturing and business councils.
    Trump attacked the CEOs and was ultimately forced to disband the two councils.
    According to Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," GOP leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell contacted some of the departing CEOs and "privately praised them for standing up.
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  • Trump's top economist says he can't explain Trump's false tweet on the economy

    7 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    The White House's top economist on Monday acknowledged President Trump made a false statement about the economy hours earlier when he used a pair of statistics to describe the strong economy. Council...
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