Theresa May criticizes Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville protest

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Working people don't just need President Trump to call out white supremacy and remove white supremacists from his administration, we need him to enact policies that address the communities that have been impacted by this country's history of racism and support initiatives that positively impact our most vulnerable communities.

"We believe the debate over Forum participation has become a distraction from our well-intentioned and honest desire to aid vital policy discussions on how to improve the lives of everyday Americans", members said in a statement.

Trump tweeted in the early afternoon that he was ending both that body and the manufacturing council, "rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople".

On Tuesday, Trump stated, "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place".

Trump made the announcement on Twitter, less than an hour after one of the groups was said to be planning to inform the White House that it would disband. They include Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul among others.

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"President Trump's remarks yesterday were reprehensible".

He then appeared to back-pedal, reverting a day later to the claim there was blame on "both sides".

Trump's comments were on the minds of many when they spoke to CBC Toronto during a busy commute.

The fresh resignations brought to eight the number of business leaders who left the group in response to violence at a protest rally in Charlottesville, Va., on August 12 and 13.

"And lots of things Trump has been doing or not doing come close to violating the social contact", Klepper said.

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A group of congressional Democrats wants Congress to officially censure President Trump in the wake of the clashes in Charlottesville sparked by a neo-Nazi and white nationalist rally.

"In an unscripted press conference, we saw the real and unfiltered Donald Trump - the logical endpoint for a man who has consistently trafficked in racism throughout his career", she said.

Standing in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday, Trump acknowledged that there were "some very bad people" among those who gathered to protest Saturday.

He added: 'I think the driver of the vehicle is a disgrace... you can call it terrorism, you can call it murder, you can call it whatever you want'.

McCain condemned "the so-called "alt-right" movement, calling their attacks on President Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster "disgraceful" in a statement released Monday.

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