Faced With Flurry of CEO Exits, Trump Disbands Business Councils That Featured Texas-based Dell

This is a developing story. Please stay tuned for updates.WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly disbanded two business advisory councils after a growing number of chief executives resigned from their positions over the White House's handling of the deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia.Among those on the president's manufacturing council was Round Rock-based Dell Technologies, which had said CEO Michael Dell would maintain his role in spite of ongoing controversy.Trump framed his decision — announced on Twitter — as a way to stop "putting pressure on the business people" who faced mounting calls to bail. But just the day before, Trump had thrashed the exiting CEOs both online and in a televised news conference.  Continue reading...

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