Trump's advisory councils disband in protest

US companies have taken steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump in the aftermath of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

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    US companies have taken steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump in the aftermath of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville. Their stocks rebounded soon afterwards. Four of Trump's advisory councils have now disbanded in protest.

    Al Jazeera 's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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