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The president’s budget and House and Senate appropriations proposals for fiscal year 2017 included multiple funding and programmatic changes for the federal science agencies (such as the large Defense and Water Infrastructure bills), the federal government’s spending on a continuing resolution through April 28, in general, will bar new programs from starting or old ones from stopping and from implementing funding increases submitted in the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget request.
- President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President elect Mike Pence and Peter Theil met with CEOs from Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon Facebook and others. Attendees included Eric Schmidt and Larry Page of Google, Tim Cook of Apple, Satya Nadella and Brad Smith of Microsoft, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Safra Catz of Oracle, Chuck Robbins of Cisco and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook.
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