Tech CEOs Meet With Trump On Government Overhaul

"Government needs to catch up with the technology revolution", Trump told a cast of industry leaders, including Microsoft Corp.

"Today, many of our agencies rely on painfully outdated technology, and yet, we have the greatest people in technology that the world has ever seen right here with us", Trump said at the meeting held at the White House on Monday. It has cited an economic opportunity to save up to $1 trillion over 10 years through such measures.

"Together we will unleash the creativity of the private sector to modernize the USA government", said Kushner.

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, outgoing General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt and Apple's Cook all condemned the move.

Though the CEOs from Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Oracle, Abobbe.

Kushner also referenced the 1980 Paperwork Reduction Act, which was created to make the government more efficient where it still has domain over every form online.

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Instead, he will stress the importance of a "pragmatic" approach to negotiating transition periods and avoiding a cliff edge. May officially triggered the two-year Brexit process in March when she was riding high in the opinion polls.

The group will talk about reforming the H-1B visa program, which Trump has criticized and says is abused by tech firms that use it to import cheap labor.

In remarks to kick off the event, Kushner said he hopes the technology council will work to update American systems. Cook plans to raise immigration, a person briefed on the matter said Sunday.

The CEOs and White House also planned to discuss Trump's review announced in April of the US visa programme for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country.

The council also seeks to boost the security of U.S. government IT systems and wants to learn from private-sector practices. The White House thinks it can take lessons from credit card companies in significantly reducing fraud.

Several tech firm executives disagreed with the President's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, including Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk who resigned from White House advisory councils.

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