White House says lawmakers invited back for shutdown talks Friday

A spokesman for President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal plan to contain Washington protests employs 7,600 personnel: report GOP Rep calls on primary opponent to condemn campaign surrogate's racist video Tennessee court rules all registered voters can obtain mail-in ballots due to COVID-19 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 PelosiPelosi: 'Scary' to see uniformed troops on steps of Lincoln Memorial Pelosi: Democrats to unveil sweeping criminal justice proposal Monday Pelosi demands Trump clarify deployment of unidentified law enforcement in DC MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerGOP lawmaker calls on Senate to confirm Michael Pack as head of US media agency McConnell blocks resolution condemning Trump over treatment of protesters House Democrat demands answers from Secret Service about role breaking up White House protests 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 McCarthyThe Hill's Morning Report - Floyd eulogies begin; Trump-Esper conflict emerges The Hill's Morning Report - Protesters' defiance met with calls to listen Top GOP lawmakers invite Blue Dogs to meet with China Task Force 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.