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Trump says he's ending two CEO advisory panels

President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, Aug. 15, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)
President Donald Trump answers questions about his response to the violence, injuries and deaths at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville as he talks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, Aug. 15, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump dismantled two CEO advisory panels on Wednesday as a growing number of chief executives announced their resignations following his response to a weekend of violence in Virginia that stoked racial tensions nationwide.

Trump’s decision came in the form of a tweet:

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