Trump having dinner with Schumer, Pelosi on Wednesday
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President Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leadership for dinner at the White House on Wednesday.

The dinner with Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerJuan Williams: The politics of impeachment Texas Republicans slam White House over disaster relief request Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again' MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was confirmed by the White House and a source familiar with the meeting.

Schumer and Pelosi will use the face-to-face sit-down to push for legislation to protect undocumented immigrants brought into the U.S. illegally as children, as well as stabilizing the health insurance market — two top priorities for Democrats, according to the source.

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The meeting comes after Trump shocked Republicans last week by cutting a short-term debt extension deal with Democrats. GOP leadership had wanted a longer-term extension instead.

Schumer, while not mentioning the dinner, on Wednesday praised comments from White House legislative director Marc Short that Trump wouldn't require border wall funding to be included in a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

"I made these arguments to the president repeatedly over the last week. I'm glad the administration has taken that position. It's a sign of good faith," Schumer said on the Senate floor, adding that Trump should support a stand-alone DREAM Act.

The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, similarly to DACA, would allow people brought to the United States illegally as children to continue to live and work freely in the country.

The Wednesday dinner is a follow-up to last week's White House meeting, and is expected to focus on fall deadlines as Congress heads toward a crucial stretch.

Democrats want action on immigration by the end of September, something GOP leadership says is unlikely. 

Lawmakers are also under a tight timeline to pass healthcare legislation.

The dinner will follow Trump's meeting on Wednesday with a bipartisan group of 13 House members at the White House to discuss tax reform, a key GOP agenda item.

Trump also met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers — including vulnerable Democratic Sens. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyDemocrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  Indiana Dems: GOP has double standard on donations from alleged assaulters GOP campaign committees call on Democrats to return Franken donations MORE (Ind.), Heidi HeitkampMary (Heidi) Kathryn HeitkampDemocrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  Overnight Finance: House passes sweeping tax bill in huge victory for GOP | Senate confirms banking regulator | Mulvaney eyed for interim head of consumer agency Overnight Regulation: Senators unveil bipartisan gun background check bill | FCC rolls back media regs | Family leave credit added to tax bill | Senate confirms banking watchdog MORE (N.D.) and Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinDemocrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  Overnight Finance: House passes sweeping tax bill in huge victory for GOP | Senate confirms banking regulator | Mulvaney eyed for interim head of consumer agency Overnight Regulation: Senators unveil bipartisan gun background check bill | FCC rolls back media regs | Family leave credit added to tax bill | Senate confirms banking watchdog MORE (W.Va.) — on Tuesday night.

--This report was updated at 11:39 a.m.