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Charlottesville, Virginia / Rally Violence / Trump / Business Leaders #1114895

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Briogewater, New Jersey: Mary Bruce) The backlash against President Trump, the "businessman's president," from the nation's CEOs bailing from his business council after his latest comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, reviewed; details given about black Merck CEO Ken Frazier leaving on Monday, the disbanding of the Strategy & Policy Forum. [In response to questions yesterday, TRUMP - says there is blame on both sides & fine people on both sides.] Trump tweets about the council & statements from exiting Campbell's CEO Denise Morrison, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon† about the president's remarks, Senators Lindsey Graham & Marco Rubio & from both Presidents George Bush quoted. [November 2016, TRUMP - says he will be a unifier.] [On "Good Morning America," Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDANIEL††- backs Trump condemning white supremacy.]

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Bruce, Mary
Duration:
00:05:20

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