Aug 15, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump: CEOs leaving councils "not taking their jobs seriously"

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Trump told reporters after he announced an infrastructure executive order that he thinks the CEO's are "not taking their jobs seriously as it pertains to this country," noting, "they're leaving out of embarrassment." Trump's referring to all the CEOs who have departed his manufacturing council.

He jabbed at where their jobs are located: "Take a look at where their product is made it's outside of the country…they're leaving out of embarrassment…I've been lecturing them, about 'you have to bring it back to this country.'"

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