Indian-origin CEO racially abused by Donald Trump supporters over comments on Charlottesville protest
In the minute and a half voicemail the woman, using abusive and inappropriate language, said Ravin Gandhi should “go clean up your own (expletive) country, it’s a filthy mess.” She also told he should also take “that other half-(expletive) Bangladesh (expletive) with you, Nikki Haley,” referring to the US envoy to the UN.
Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia
In the comfort of his most fervent fans, Trump often resurrects his free-wheeling 2016 campaign style, pinging insults at perceived enemies such as the media and meandering from topic to topic without a clear theme. Although Trump’s high-profile warm-up acts suggested the president’s speech would be about unity, the president was more intent on settling scores.
Anger boils over at Charlottesville council meeting
Speakers, some yelling and hurling profanities, then took turns addressing the council, some expressing frustration that leaders had granted a permit for the Aug. 12 rally that had turned violent. Others criticized the police response to the event, which drew hundreds of white nationalists and other counter-protesters.
Free speech supporters: Outnumbered, but rally was a success
Despite multiple confrontations, fights breaking out and objects getting thrown at police, authorities touted the events as mostly peaceful, reporting a total of 33 arrests for disorderly conduct, assaulting a police officer and other offenses.
Donald Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest
As many as 11 CEOs in the advisory councils have quit so far. A majority of them resigned after criticism mounted over the US president’s less-than-encouraging response to the weekend violence in Charlottesville.
President Donald Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest
Trump announced the break-up of the advisory councils after 3M Co’s Inge Thulin became the latest of several chief executives to leave Trump’s American Manufacturing Council, and the president’s Strategic and Policy Forum broke up of its own will.
Virginia city to hold memorial service for woman killed in violence
On Monday, the Republican President Donald Trump bowed to political pressure and denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan by name, but on Tuesday he inflamed tensions again by insisting that counter-protesters were also to blame.
Barack Obama’s tweet on Charlottesville is the most ‘liked’ tweet in history
Barack Obama’s tweet became the most liked ever, taking the top spot from pop sensation Ariana Grande’s tweet with 2.7 million likes, followed by popular American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres’ 2014 Oscars selfie tweet with 2.4 million likes.
Trump’s manufacturing panel CEOs, companies comment on Charlottesville
Four business leaders have resigned this week from U.S. President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council to protest the president’s tepid comments to weekend violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.