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The Entire US Military Has Now Openly Broken With Trump And Denounced Racism

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The men in charge of all the branches of the US military have denounced racism and broken with President Trump’s encouragement of racists. Army Chief Gen. Mark Milley tweeted: The Army doesn’t tolerate racism, extremism, or hatred in our ranks. It’s against our Values and everything we’ve stood for since 1775. — GEN Mark A. Milley (@ArmyChiefStaff) August 16, 2017 Gen. Joseph Lengyel of the National Guard tweeted: I stand with my fellow Joint Chiefs in condemning racism, extremism & hatred. Our diversity is our strength. #NationalGuard — Gen. Joseph Lengyel (@ChiefNGB) August 16, 2017 The Chief of Staff of […]

Trump’s business advisory council disbands

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A panel of corporate leaders advising President Trump on economic policy disbanded Wednesday afternoon, during a week when the president is rapidly losing support from business leaders citing controversial remarks Trump made about violent clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters. CNBC reported that Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum broke apart Wednesday, according to a member of the panel. As the news was breaking, Trump tweeted that he was ending the forum and a separate manufacturing council with corporate leaders. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank […]