Congressional Dem leaders meet again with President Obama

President Obama is capping off a day of false starts and false reports of a debt deal by meeting with Democratic congressional leaders at the White House Thursday afternoon.

A White House official confirmed that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.), Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinGun proposal picks up GOP support Durbin: I had 'nothing to do' with Curbelo snub Republicans jockey for position on immigration MORE (Ill.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) and Rep. Steny Hoyer (Md.) are scheduled to attend the meeting at 5:30 p.m. 

The same group was at the White House for a similar meeting on Wednesday, which was followed by a late afternoon meeting between Obama and Republican leaders John BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner‘Lone wolf’ characterization of mass murderers is the epitome of white privilege Pelosi urges Ryan to create select committee on gun violence Ex-congressman Michael Grimm formally announces bid for old seat MORE (Ohio) and Eric CantorEric CantorEric Cantor offering advice to end ‘immigration wars’ Trump's olive branch differs from the golden eras of bipartisanship After divisive rally, Trump calls for unity MORE (Va.).