Recently stripped of a board seat in his family’s empire, Mr. Cho had been caught up in corruption investigations and a daughter’s “nut rage” incident.
Business leaders are feeling the repercussions of charges issued by prosecutors relating to a college admissions scandal in which parents were accused of fraud and bribery to help their children.
The president spoke to a GOP dinner after a week of bombshells.
The social networking giant’s growth seemed impervious to negative news. That changed with its latest earnings report.
Mr. Pruitt, a former Oklahoma attorney general, had been hailed by conservatives for his zealous deregulation, but could not overcome the stain of ethics questions.