Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report

Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report
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Republican leaders are set to join President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were keeping the Jews from leaving' Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing this week MORE for dinner at the White House on Wednesday, Politico reported

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The dinner comes two days after Trump lashed out at federal law enforcement for a raid on the office, home and hotel room of Michael Cohen, the president's personal attorney.

After news of the raid broke on Monday, Trump called it a "disgrace" and "an attack on our country." The president's rage has reignited speculation that he could move to dismiss special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE or Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinGowdy: House will use 'full arsenal' of constitutional weapons to get DOJ, FBI compliance on subpoenas Bannon says Trump should fire Rosenstein if he doesn’t comply with subpoenas James Comey's higher disloyalty to America MORE.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday said Trump believes he has the authority to oust Mueller.

While the Wednesday dinner has been planned for several days, it will offer lawmakers an opportunity to gain insight into Trump's thinking on Mueller, Politico reported. 

Many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have warned against the prospect of firing Mueller. McConnell said Tuesday that he did not expect the president to oust the special counsel.

"I’m not going to answer the hypothetical because I don’t think he’s going to be removed," he said. "I think he’ll be allowed to finish his job."