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Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. With corporate chieftains fleeing, Trump took to Twitter to explain the exodus on his own terms. "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both.
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