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More CEOs leave Trump's special councils

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Richard Trumka, the CEO of AFL-CIO, along with AFL-CIO's deputy chief of staff, Thea Lee, stepped down Tuesday evening from Trump's manufacturing council, claiming that Trump's remarks this afternoon about the violence on "both sides" in Charlottesville "repudiate his forced remarks yesterday about the KKK and neo-Nazis."

The controversial moments in President Trump's administration have often been followed by quick blowback from the other side, with prominent business leaders taking to Twitter to express their disagreement and stepping down from his advisory councils.