Trump attending Senate GOP lunch Tuesday
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Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoWhite House jumps into fight over energy subsidies Clock ticks down on GOP Congress Trump, first lady pay respects to Bush in Capitol MORE (R-Wyo.), the chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, announced that the president would meet with Republicans on Tuesday. 
 
“Our conference looks forward to discussing the key accomplishments of tax cuts and historic economic growth here at home, and the opportunity for peace on the Korean Peninsula that lies ahead," he said in a statement. 

Vice President Pence regularly attends the closed-door Senate GOP lunches.

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Trump previously attended the Senate GOP lunch late last year to talk about the GOP tax plan and the fall agenda. The president characterized the meeting as "a love fest with standing ovations and great ideas for USA!" 

 
Flake and Trump also got in a heated clash during a 2016 meeting at a closed-door Senate GOP lunch. 

The meeting, which was arranged to try to get Republicans and the then-candidate on the same page, went off the rails when the president got into a verbal spat with Flake. He also criticized Sen. Ben SasseBenjamin (Ben) Eric SasseCNN to partner with The Des Moines Register on polling ahead of 2020 Iowa caucuses Sasse calls on DOJ to investigate its handling of wealthy sex offender's plea deal Beto O'Rourke seen as a top contender in 2020: poll MORE (R-Neb.) and former Sen. Mark KirkMark Steven KirkDems vow swift action on gun reform next year This week: Trump heads to Capitol Hill Trump attending Senate GOP lunch Tuesday MORE (R-Ill.).