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Trump Announces End To Manufacturing Council After Multiple CEOs Resign

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

President Trump has ended both his manufacturing council and Strategic and Policy Forum, following the resignations of many CEOs who had served on them. Trump, who had promised to run government like a business, finds himself at odds with business leaders.

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Trump Disbands 2 Advisory Councils After String Of Resignations

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Faced with a string of resignations from his advisory panels, President Trump has disbanded two groups he had formed to provide policy and economic guidance. He

Eight executives quit President Trump’s manufacturing council this week, in the wake of his controversial remarks about white supremacists and violence in Charlottesville, Va.

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DOJ Demands Files On Anti-Trump Activists, And A Web Hosting Company Resists

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The Department of Justice has issued a warrant for a web hosting company to turn over all records related to the website of #DisruptJ20, a group that organized actions to disrupt President Trump

Legal experts called the government’s demand for information unusually broad. DreamHost says the warrant would require it to hand over logs of 1.3 million visits to its customer’s website.

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Trump Cites ‘Grandstanders’ After Another Executive Leaves His Business Council

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

President Trump, seen here boarding Air Force One on Monday, has new criticism for business leaders who are leaving his manufacturing council.

“I’m resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it’s the right thing for me to do,” said Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old ‘America First’ Trade Law To Pressure China

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday.

President Trump asked his top trade adviser to determine whether to launch a probe into Chinese trade practices, particularly those forcing U.S. companies in China to turn over intellectual property.

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