CNBC) – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer went to the White House on Friday to meet with President Donald Trump about a possible deal to avoid a government shutdown.
Trump invited the New York Democrat on Friday morning as Congress scrambled to find an agreement ahead of a midnight shutdown deadline. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., are not expected to attend.
Walking into the Oval Office on Friday afternoon, Schumer said "I hope" a deal can get reached.
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