Trump to huddle with GOP leaders on Tuesday

Trump to huddle with GOP leaders on Tuesday

President Trump will huddle with top GOP congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday to discuss the legislative agenda, GOP sources familiar with the meeting said.

The list of those invited includes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 WATCH: The Hill recaps the top stories of the week Effort to overhaul archaic election law wins new momentum MORE (R-Ky.) and Majority Whip John CornynJohn CornynSenate panel advances bill blocking tech giants from favoring own products Senators introduce bill aimed at protecting Ukrainian civilians Lawmakers press Biden admin to send more military aid to Ukraine MORE (R-Texas), as well as House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanHow Kevin McCarthy sold his soul to Donald Trump On The Trail: Retirements offer window into House Democratic mood Stopping the next insurrection MORE (R-Wis.), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.).


The meeting comes as Hill Republicans are struggling to notch a major legislative victory for Trump. GOP senators are openly expressing doubt their chamber can pass legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare. And Republicans in the White House and Congress are divided over key elements of a tax-reform plan. 

In the coming months, Republicans will also need to raise the debt ceiling and pass a government funding bill to avert a shutdown on Oct. 1, while tackling a number of other must-do items.

Politico first reported the White House meeting.