Publication Date: August 18, 2017
A new wave of resignations has hit the Commerce Department’s “digital economy” board as private sector advisers quit in protest of statements President Trump made about the violence in Charlottesville.
More than half of the members of the 15-person Digital Economy Board of Advisors have quit, according to Politico. The board was set up last year by the Obama administration to guide the federal government on the digital economy.
“There must never be equivocation in denouncing hate, bigotry, violence and racism,” Baird said in her resignation letter.