A humiliated Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he is ending his manufacturing council after CEOs fled him in the wake of his Charlottesville remarks.
Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2017
Trump’s tweet was the equivalent of the humiliated president taking his ball and going home. On Tuesday, Trump said that there were CEOs lined up to take the place of those who quit, but he was lying. There are no CEOs lining up to be seen with Trump because once the President justified and supported racist violence and terrorism, he became radioactive.
Trump craves the respect of real CEOs, and when those people rejected him, the President tantrumed and shut the whole council down, which goes to show that the “manufacturing council” was never really about boosting manufacturing in the United States. These councils existed to boost Trump’s ego and give him photo-ops.
Once the CEOs no longer wanted to be seen with him, Trump had no interest in American manufacturing, because, at the end of the day, everything is all about Donald Trump.
Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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