Trump attending Senate GOP lunch Tuesday
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“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!" 

After that October lunch, GOP Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakePollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Flake opens up about threats against him and his family MORE (Ariz.), who has been a frequent critic of Trump, announced that he was retiring at the end of his current term. 
 
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 SasseSenate needs to stand up to Trump's Nixonian view of the Fed GOP senators divided on Trump trade pushback The Hill's 12:30 Report: Assange faces US charges after dramatic arrest MORE (R-Neb.) and former Sen. Mark KirkMark Steven KirkThe global reality behind 'local' problems Dems vow swift action on gun reform next year This week: Trump heads to Capitol Hill MORE (R-Ill.).