CEOs Take on POTUS: What's the board's role?

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After President Trump spoke about the Charlottesville protests this weekend, many people across the country felt he didn't go far enough to condemn the right-wing hate groups that participated.

Merck CEO and chairman Ken Frazier, was one of those people and, as a result, announced via Twitter he was leaving Trump's Manufacturing Council.

This was posted on Merck's Twitter account:

"America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter to the American ideal that all people are created egual. As CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a...

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