Merck CEO Quits Advisory Council Over Trump's Failure to Denounce Nazis, Trump Does About What You'd Expect

After the president failed to specifically denounce the white supremacist and Nazi ideologies responsible for the violence and terrorism in Charlottesville this weekend, Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier stepped down from Trump’s American Manufacturing Council on Monday. Trump, who directly benefits from white supremacist…

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Trump Plans to Rename 'Countering Violent Extremism' Program to 'Countering Islamic Extremism' 

Reuters reports that the Trump administration is planning to reframe CVE, or the “Countering Violent Extremism” program, to solely focus on Islamist extremism. According to sources briefed on the matter, this means that the program would no longer target, say, white supremacists, another victory in a long series of…