Mr Cohn, the former number two in investment bank Goldman Sachs, heads up the national council of President Trump.
“This administration can and should do better in always and unequivocally condemning those classes and do whatever we can to heal the deep divisions that exist in our communities,” Mr Cohn told the Financial Times in an interview.
“I have come under enormous pressure both to resign and to remain in my current position.”
Tthat he President initially wavered in condemning the white supremacists who dwelt in the town and one of whom was charged with m****r after the passing of a counter-protester that had been run over in the rally.
The neo-Nazi groups were condemned by Mr Trump, but afterwards reverted that both sides were to blame for the violence although days.
Donald Trump initially dismissed the movements, mocking Mr Frazier, phoning people who left the boards “grandstanders” and claiming that “for each CEO that drops from the Manufacturing Council, I’ve got a lot to take their place”.
Ken Frazier of all Merck Pharma has resigned in the Manufacturing Council of President,He’ll have additional time!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 14, 2017
But after an exodus of all chiefs that the President disbanded the councils, claiming it had been to prevent placing the remaining directors under undue strain.
The former financier isn’t following them, but made clear his debate with the White House’s comments.
“As a patriotic American, I’m unwilling to leave my article . . . Since I feel that a responsibility to fulfil my commitment to perform on behalf of all the people. But I also feel compelled to voice my distress over the events of this last two weeks,” Mr Cohn stated.
“Citizens standing up for equality and liberty can never be equated with white supremacists, neo-Nazis, along with the KKK.”
R Cohn, who’s viewed as a possible successor included that his ethnicity strengthened his decision.
“As a Jewish American, I will not let neo-Nazis ranting ‘Jews will not replace us’ to induce this Jew to leave his job,” he explained.
“I really feel deep compassion for all who have been targeted on these hate groups. We should all unite together against them.”