Tech CEOs met with President Trump on Monday. (Tony Romm Photo Via Twitter)
As promised, some of the world’s top tech CEOs from companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google and many others met with President Donald Trump today, and some appeared to enjoy it more than others.
Trump was flanked by Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, during a brief period open to reporters. He thanked the tech luminaries for coming, said he wants to use technology to transform government and appreciates their outsider perspective. And then apparently this happened:
POTUS jokes that he’s created more stock market value than the $3T+ in market capitalization of companies present pic.twitter.com/BipxFuiEs9
— Kayla Tausche (@kaylatausche) June 19, 2017
The joke didn’t appear to land well with some, specifically Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Let’s zoom in on the above photo for a closer look. Enhance!
(Kayla Tausche Photo Via Twitter)
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