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President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he is seated between Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple, left, and Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, right, during an American Technology Council roundtable in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)
President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he is seated between Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple, left, and Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, right, during an American Technology Council roundtable in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)
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President Trump met Monday with leaders from the top U.S. technology companies, including Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft. The meeting was the first of the newly created American Technology Council, which is charged with transforming the federal government's technology.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Tony Romm (@TonyRomm) of Recode about the meeting and the looming issues between the president and Silicon Valley leaders.

This segment aired on June 20, 2017.

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