White House says lawmakers invited back for shutdown talks Friday

A spokesman for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE on Thursday said congressional leaders have been invited back to the White House for talks to resolve the partial government shutdown.

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley told reporters an invitation has been extended to lawmakers to return to the executive mansion on Friday at 11:30 a.m.

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Newly elected House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiTlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution 5 things to watch as Trump, Dems clash over investigations GOP lawmaker: Trump has engaged in multiple actions that 'meet the threshold for impeachment' MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerGetting serious about infrastructure Schumer calls on McConnell to hold vote on Equality Act 'SleepyCreepy Joe' and 'Crazy Bernie': Trump seeks to define 2020 Dems with insults MORE (D-N.Y.) will attend the meeting, according to their offices.

The second meeting was originally floated on Wednesday by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyOn The Money: Treasury rejects Dem subpoena for Trump tax returns | Companies warn trade war about to hit consumers | Congress, White House to launch budget talks next week | Trump gets deal to lift steel tariffs on Mexico, Canada Congressional leaders to launch budget talks with White House RNC chair on Alabama abortion bill: I would have exceptions for rape, incest MORE (R-Calif.), who said Trump made a verbal invitation to leaders during a contentious meeting this week over border security.

The meeting did little to end the 13-day funding impasse caused by Trump’s demand for $5 billion in border wall funding.

Democrats left the meeting saying they would refuse to grant the president’s request and urged him to sign a spending bill that would reopen most of the government agencies that are shuttered.

The White House on Thursday reiterated that Trump would not support that agreement, which would fund the Department of Homeland Security until Feb. 8 in order to buy more time to negotiate over border security.

“At this point to keep kicking this down for another 30 days — we want to get this done and it’s time for action now,” said White House communications adviser Mercedes Schlapp. “We don’t want to go towards a short-term [continuing resolution]. We want to negotiate, get to a better number and get the government reopened.”

Mike Lillis contributed to this report, which was updated at 8:32 p.m.