ON THE HILL WITH DOUG CHRISTIAN
CAPITOL HILL – Congress responds to the Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said budget negotiations continue:
(Audio: Mitch McConnell says the meeting was a “rather spirited meeting” and later, that Congress doesn’t want a shutdown.)
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave a recount of the meeting:
(Audio: Schumer reads from the script of President Donald Trump calling for a shutdown and discusses the two options, both involving passing a one-year Continuing Resolution (CR).
(Audio: Schumer asks Leader McConnell to step in.)
Sen. Schumer characterizes the Oval Office meeting this way:
Sen. Schumer details two options that could pass Congress with these budget negotiations:
(Audio: Schumer details two CRs.)
Doug Christian, Capitol Hill