Trump advisers express midterm concerns in tense meeting: report

Tempers flared at the White House during a meeting earlier this week between President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump warns Iran's Rouhani: Threaten us 'and you will suffer' Pompeo: Iran's leaders resemble the mafia NYT's Haberman: Trump 'often tells the truth' MORE and his advisers on the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, according to a report from The Washington Post.

The president's former campaign manager, Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — GOP spars with FBI agent at tense hearing Washington big names celebrate launch of Hill.TV The Hill's Morning Report — Trump denigrates NATO allies, floats 4 percent solution MORE, reportedly vented about the White House's management of the Republican Party, as well as the upcoming midterm elections during the meeting on Wednesday. 

The Post reports that Lewandowski told Trump the Republican National Committee (RNC) was not doing enough to support the president's agenda and was not raising enough money.

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The RNC announced it had raised $8.2 million last month, breaking its record for the amount of money raised during a November in a non-election year.

Lewandowski also reportedly voiced more personal grievances to Trump, saying “he wasn’t being served well,” sources told the publication.

Lewandowski said his calls were not being returned by the White House and that he was being blocked by the president's assistant through Kelly.

After Trump listened to Lewandowski's concerns, the former campaign manager reportedly held a "very intense" conversation with political director Bill Stepien, where Lewandowski reportedly questioned the director's performance. 

The publication reported that attendees of the meeting included the president, Stepien, Lewandowski, White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, communications director Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksTrump does not take questions as he departs for weekend NYT: Cohen taped Trump on payment to ex-Playboy model 'Daily Show' trolls Trump over Pruitt's resignation MORE, counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth Conway‘Family Guy’ to mock Trump and ‘fake news’ in upcoming episode Merriam-Webster provides meanings of 'yes' and 'no' after Trump's Russia comment Trump campaign Virginia chairman asks question in White House briefing MORE and data specialist Brad Parscale.

The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment.

The report comes as Politico reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPelosi: 'Thug' Putin not welcome in Congress GOP to White House: End summit mystery Sunk judicial pick spills over into Supreme Court fight MORE (R-Ky.) has been saying behind closed doors that the GOP could lose the House and the Senate in next year's midterms.

The GOP holds a slim majority in both the House and Senate. The president has reportedly told those around him that he plans to campaign aggressively for Republicans in 2018.