Jan 25, 2017 08:38 AM EST

CEOs Of US Largest Companies Present In President Trump's First Big White House Meeting

President Donald Trump is definitely ready to start his office duties. Trump’s first meeting in the White House was with the different CEOs of the biggest and successful companies in the United States.

According to Business Insider, last January 23, President Trump sat down for his meeting with the CEOs of various companies. It was held in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. During the said meeting, Trump pointed out that his administration will stick to its campaign promise, “America First.”

Amongst of the business leaders present during the first meeting were CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, CEO of Lockheed Martin, Marillyn Hewson, Mark Fields the CEO of Ford Motor Company, Andrew Liveris the CEO of Dow Chemical and Under Armour’s CEO, Kevin Plank.

Reportedly, Trump is a big fan of Musk and his leadership strategies. Musk was also invited during the tech leaders meeting with Trump last December. Ford’s CEO Fields said that they were encouraged by the pro-growth plans of Trump’s administration. As for Liveris, Trump announced last December that the Dow Chemical’s CEO would lead his administration's American Manufacturing Council.

The other big leaders present during the meeting were CEO of Dell Technologies, Michael Dell, Mario Longhi the CEO of US Steel, Jeff Fettig the Chairman and CEO of Whirlpool, CEO of Arconic, Klaus Kleinfeld, CEO of Corning, Wendell Weeks, CEO of International Paper, Mark Sutton, and lastly, Johnson & Johnson’s CEO, Alex Gorsky.

Another thing that was pointed out during President Trump’s first meeting was prioritization of tax cuts for corporations and decreasing regulations. Trump promised to "cut regulations by 75%, maybe more."

"We're going to be cutting regulation massively," but the rules will be "just as protective of the people," says Trump.

Meanwhile, Jobs & Hire reported that during the meeting Trump also discussed high border tax for those companies who will move its production outside the United States.

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