McConnell: GOP will have 'frank exchange' with Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump stays out of Arizona's ugly and costly GOP fight Sen. Warner to introduce amendment limiting Trump’s ability to revoke security clearances The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ky.) says he's expecting a "frank exchange" with Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpArizona GOP Senate candidate defends bus tour with far-right activist Alyssa Milano protests Kavanaugh in 'Handmaid's Tale' costume Bomb in deadly Yemen school bus attack was manufactured by US firm: report MORE on Thursday.  

"I look forward to having a frank exchange tomorrow. All of us are anxious to win the presidential election," McConnell told reporters Wednesday. 
 
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The meeting between Senate Republicans and the party's presumptive presidential nominee will be the first time Trump has met with the group.
 
Not every senator will attend the meeting. Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteNew Hampshire governor signs controversial voting bill Former Arizona senator to shepherd Supreme Court nominee through confirmation process Shut the back door to America's opioid epidemic MORE (R-N.H.) told The Wall Street Journal that she will be at an Armed Services Committee hearing instead. 
 
McConnell — normally tightlipped — has leveled increasingly sharp criticism at his party's likely stand-bearer, saying last month that his penchant for name-calling "ought to stop" and that Trump needs to start acting like a serious candidate. 
 
The meeting with Trump comes as a top GOP senator signaled Wednesday that he would pass on being Trump's running mate. 
 
 
“There are people far more suited for being a candidate for vice president, and I think I’m far more suited for other types of things,” Corker told The Washington Post. 
 
McConnell, asked about Trump's potential vice presidential pick, sidestepped, saying he doesn't know whom the businessman will ultimately select.