After a conference call today organized by Stephen Schwarzman -- Blackstone CEO and head of the president's Strategic and Policy Forum -- the advisory council decided that the best thing to do in light of Trump's recent comments about the Charlottesville violence was to disband. "The thinking was it was important to do as a group," one member told CNBC. "As a panel, not as individuals because it would have more impact. It makes a central point that it's not going to go forward. It's done."