Robert A. Iger

Three CEOs quit Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response

Three CEOs quit Trump advisory panel over Charlottesville response

Three executives who sat on President Donald Trump's manufacturing council have quit following the events in Charlottesville, Va., and the president's slow crawl to explicitly condemn white supremacists.

The chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. publicly resigned from the White House manufacturing council on Monday, declaring he felt “a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism.”

The move by Kenneth Frazier, one of corporate America’s leading African American executives, came after President Trump was 

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