Browner declined to comment after the meeting. Lawmakers in attendance included Sen. John KerryJohn KerryOne year ago today we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide Trump’s realism toward Iran is stabilizing force for Middle East 134 foreign policy experts condemn Trump travel ban MORE (D-Mass.), who is co-sponsoring the major Senate cap-and-trade plan with Boxer, and also working with Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGorsuch rewrites playbook for confirmation hearings Dem senator: House Intel chairman may have revealed classified info The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-S.C.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) on proposals.
Others spotted leaving the meeting include Sens. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseLive coverage: Day three of Supreme Court nominee hearing Dems land few punches on Gorsuch Overnight Regulation: Dems punch back in fight over CEO pay rule MORE (D-R.I.), Ben CardinBen CardinRand Paul roils the Senate with NATO blockade Lawmakers want Trump commitment to help Iraq post-ISIS Trump's budget revealed his priorities. Now the fun begins. MORE (D-Md.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Tom UdallTom UdallOvernight Tech: FCC chief says media isn't 'the enemy of the people' | Fallout from Comey's testimony | Google apologizes for ads near extremist content | US preps electronics ban on some flights FCC head: The media is not the 'enemy of the people' Overnight Tech: Dems grill FCC chair | Senators move to crack down on robocalls | House bill would roll back internet privacy rule MORE (D-N.M.) and Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenOvernight Finance: US preps cases linking North Korea to Fed heist | GOP chair says Dodd-Frank a 2017 priority | Chamber pushes lawmakers on Trump's trade pick | Labor nominee faces Senate Lawmakers want Trump commitment to help Iraq post-ISIS Overnight Defense: FBI chief confirms Trump campaign, Russia probe | Senators push for Afghan visas | Problems persist at veterans' suicide hotline MORE (D-N.H.).
Cardin similarly described the meeting as a chance to bring senators up to date on the upcoming Copenhagen talks and what the U.S. hopes to achieve.