The Memo: Trump’s remarks spark questions about staff

President Trump collapsed two advisory councils on Wednesday amid a rush of resignations over the Charlottesville controversy. Speculation is rife that dissatisfaction within the administration itself could also lead to departures.

No one had resigned from the White House staff as of early Wednesday evening but across Washington a broader conversation is going on. It concerns the degree to which Republican political professionals believe association with the Trump administration will stain their reputations — perhaps forever.