Obama to meet with Sanders

President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHow a biased filibuster hurts Democrats more than Republicans Stephen Sondheim, legendary Broadway songwriter, dies at 91 With extreme gerrymanders locking in, Biden needs to make democracy preservation job one MORE will meet privately with Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive ways Senate could change Biden's spending plan Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Bernie Sanders' ex-spokesperson apprehensive over effectiveness of SALT deductions MORE on Wednesday.

"Tomorrow, President Obama and Senator Bernie Sanders will meet informally at the White House," press secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday, according to pool reports.

"The President and Senator Sanders first discussed this meeting last December when Senator Sanders attended the Congressional Holiday Ball. The two will meet privately in the Oval Office and there will be no formal agenda."

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The announcement comes a day after Obama heaped praise on the Vermont independent's rival, Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves Poll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future Popping the progressive bubble MORE, in an interview with Politico.

"Her strengths, which are the fact that she’s extraordinarily experienced — and, you know, wicked smart and knows every policy inside and out — sometimes could make her more cautious and her campaign more prose than poetry, but those are also her strengths," Obama said.

"It means that she can govern and she can start here, [on] day one, more experienced than any non-vice president has ever been who aspires to this office."

The president has said that he will not make an endorsement during the primary.