Schwarzman-led CEO council disbands after uproar over Trump and Charlottesville

Donald Trump, Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group, private equity, Charlottesville
U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS1BXVI
  • CEO forum advised White House, led by Blackstone chairman
  • Members decided to disband after Trump Charlottesville remarks
  • After initial fanfare, advisory councils hadn’t met in months
A White House advisory council led by Blackstone Group’s Stephen Schwarzman has disbanded in the wake of President Donald Trump’s widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In a statement, members of the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum ...

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