Trump in March signed an order to overhaul the federal government and tapped Kushner to lead a White House Office of American Innovation to leverage business ideas and potentially privatize some government functions.
"Tonight our thoughts and prayers remain with one friend who is not here, a man that we have all come to know, and respect and to love, congressman Steve Scalise", Trump said during the annual congressional picnic on the South Lawn of the White House.
The meeting, which lasted more than three hours including breakout sessions, is part of Trump's effort to tap industry experts on how to boost US competitiveness in various fields and create jobs. He stepped down from a number of White House advisory councils after a different controversial Trump decision - withdrawing the USA from the Paris climate agreement. The next generation of wireless signals needs to be much faster and far more responsive to allow advanced technologies such as virtual surgery or controlling machines remotely, regulators say.
Major players in the drone industry including drone service provider Trumbull Unmanned, drone maker Kespry and airspace management company AirMap were among the companies in attendance at Thursday's White House meeting.
Obama administration rules opened the skies to low-level small drones for education, research and routine commercial use.
Ivanka, an adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, captioned the photo, "Lots of fun tonight at Congressional Picnic".
Murkowski: Health care changes must be 'done right'
For another, the bill could also prevent women from using federal subsidies to purchase a health care plan that covers abortion. He said "small tweaks" during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation".
"We want our innovators to dream big, like the folks around me and surrounding me in this room", Trump said in his opening statement.
"It is a lot more complicated to engage in any diplomatic bargaining with Russian Federation after Congress has already tilted the balance, this way depriving President Trump of the flexibility that all presidents would like to have when dealing with foreign powers", Schirach said on Thursday.
The deal would still require approval by Congress. California-based General Atomics, the maker of the Guardian drone sought by India, declined to comment.
Other executives attending White House talks include Honeywell International chief executive Darius Adamczyk and John Stratton, Verizon Communications' executive vice president and president of customer and product operations.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering after he inaugurated Kochi Metro at a stadium in Kochi, India, June 17, 2017.
However, the FAA's proposal was put on hold because law enforcement and security agencies were concerned they couldn't tell the difference between a lawfully operated craft and those for nefarious purposes. According to reports, Trump responded by saying he would write a "strong letter" to state and federal regulators. The reason? A reported population rebound. In 2014, the former president created the U.S. Airport in Flint, Michigan.
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