Trump is seated between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, in the State Dinning Room during yesterday's tech summit (AP's Alex Brandon)

While many tech CEOs dropped their formal advisory roles with the Trump administration after Charlottesville, the dialogue both ways continues even amid areas of disagreement, White House adviser Reed Cordish said Monday.

The bottom line: Tech isn't going to agree with everything Trump has to say, nor vice versa. But there are areas of commonality, especially around tax and business issues.

Speaking at an Internet Association event in San Francisco, Cordish said the current one-on-one conversations are more productive than the now-dissolved public advisory councils.

"Those became too politicized and no longer could be a frank exchange of ideas where we were able to learn," Cordish said.

As for the challenges from the tech industry over issues like the travel ban and LGBT rights, Cordish said "they have fundamental right to disagree" and a "right to represent their employees' views."

One more thing: Cordish said plans for a $200 billion infrastructure bill remain on track, with its introduction set to follow tax reform. He said that unlike earlier legislative efforts, he sees bipartisan support for the infrastructure package. That said, he said that if tax reform fails that the infrastructure bill isn't dead, but probably will have to be scaled back.

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Two officers shot in Louisville amid Breonna Taylor protests

Police officers stand guard during a protest in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Ben Hendren/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Louisville Metro Police Department said two officers were shot downtown in the Kentucky city late Wednesday, just hours after a grand jury announced an indictment in the Breonna Taylor case.

Driving the news: Metrosafe, the city's emergency services, said it received reports of a shooting at South Brook St. and Broadway Ave., near the area where protests were taking place. A police spokesperson told a press briefing the injuries of both officers were not life-threatening. One officer was "alert and stable" and the other was undergoing surgery, he said.

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Biden: Breonna Taylor indictment "does not answer" call for justice

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday condemned the grand jury indictment of a Louisville police officer who entered Breonna Taylor's home in March in a botched drug raid that led to her death, saying in a statement the decision "does not answer" for equal justice.

The big picture: Biden called for reforms to address police use of force and no-knock warrants, while demanding a ban on chokeholds. He added that people "have a right to peacefully protest, but violence is never acceptable."

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