Watch Live: White House Holds On-Camera Briefing

In what looks like a routine briefing, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin is due to discuss the Veterans Educational Assistance Act in a press conference beginning at 5 p.m. ET.

However, in light of the fact that it's been a rough day for the Trump administration, reporters are probably brimming with questions about the ongoing controversy about Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville Va. this weekend.

After a series of defections that began Monday with Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier, Trump announced Wednesday that he's disbanding the President's Manufacturing Council and Strategy & Policy Forum as virtue-signaling revolt from the nations' CEOs continues to escalate.

The briefing is due to begin at 5pmET...