The White House on Tuesday accused Democratic congressional leaders of “pettiness” after they abruptly pulled out of a meeting with President Trump.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders encouraged Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to attend the meeting with their GOP counterparts to discuss a government funding deal.
“The president’s invitation to the Democrat leaders still stands and he encourages them to put aside their pettiness, stop the political grandstanding, show up and get to work,” Sanders said in a statement. “These issues are too important.”
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