Business leaders may still work with Trump discreetly

Jeffrey Engel, Tower Center senior fellow and director of the Center for Presidential History, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed on the leadership, or rather non-leadership, of the Trump administration.

Several business leaders resigned from President Trump’s business councils saying his failure to condemn white nationalists after the events in Charlottesville was unacceptable. The controversy surrounding Trump impedes his ability to move forward with projects such as tax reform.

“I don’t see any hope for progress on any of those issues. And if it does come, it’s not going to be because of White House leadership,” Engel said.

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Karly Hanson

Karly Hanson is the Communications Coordinator for the SMU Tower Center. She graduated from SMU in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies.