Skip to comments.President Trump Met With Democrats at the White House, Here's How It Went
Posted on 01/16/2019 6:51:15 PM PST by Kaslin
President Trump hosted a number of Republican and Democratic House lawmakers at the White House Wednesday to negotiate over border security and end the ongoing government shut down.
“The President and his team had a constructive meeting with bipartisan members of the problem solvers caucus. They listened to one another and now both have a good understanding of what the other wants. We look forward to more conversations like this,” Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said about the meeting.
These House Democrats in the centrist Problem Solvers Caucus met today with @realDonaldTrump in the Situation Room to discuss the shutdown:
Abigail Spanberger— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) January 16, 2019
The Problem Solvers Caucus was founded in 2013 and currently has 43 members. Here's more background from Ballotpedia:
The Problem Solvers Caucus began as an initiative of the group No Labels, which was founded in 2013 to develop a bipartisan strategic agenda for federal legislation. In the group's announcement of the Problem Solvers Caucus, No Labels co-chair Jon Huntsman said, "The members of this new caucus are heeding the call of millions of Americans who want a new politics of problem solving in our government. It’s a bold move and a challenge to the way business is typically done in Washington. Our country needs more leaders like these willing to rise above the partisanship and get things done."
In an opinion piece describing No Labels, co-chairs Huntsman and Joe Lieberman described the Problem Solvers Caucus as "dozens of members of Congress, fostering collaboration and teamwork across party lines. These members of Congress have listened to the message, liked what they heard and are committed to an elevated level of cross-party cooperation."
Ahead of the meeting, the Problem Solver Democrats insisted the government must be reopened before real negotiations can begin. President Trump has repeatedly rejected this proposal.
In a statement, Democrats in the Problem Solvers Caucus who are at the WH right now insist that conversations about the country's issues "can only begin in earnest" once the government is reopened -- which is in line with the rest of the D party pic.twitter.com/8vR2uDSdXn— Ashley Killough (@KilloughCNN) January 16, 2019
So, here we are.
The RATS could reopen the government by funding The Wall protecting our freedoms from invaders who are changing our way of life by electing corrupt communists as they did in their previous countries.
This is a big Plus for DJT. He met with the Problem solvers trying to start working something out. Pelosi and Schumer did nothing but spout their crap.
Ping - Spanberger one of the 7
That's a bunch of BS.
Solve the problem by funding the wall.
This has been tried by Republicans for most my adult life. Giving Dems what they want up front has never worked for Republicans yet.
The first 4/5ths of the excerpt are contradicted by the last 1/5th.
That’s the problem. Time and time again when the Republicans gave something to the Democrats, with the understanding that the Democrats would reciprocate, the Democrats just took and didn’t give anything in return. We finally have a Republican president who understands this and won’t accept being taken advantage of.
Brindisi is now my House representative. I’ll have to call his office tomorrow, and let him know that I appreciate his willingness to meet with the President.
Exactly. Giving the Democrats what they want means there will be no more negotiations.
They usually play the Republicans for stupid and it usually works. Not this time.
I will always remember George HW Bush dealing with Tip O’Neill and other Democrat leaders finally broke down and agreed to sign legislation on new taxes if they would agree to cutting a hunk of spending. The Tax bill passed and was signed, the slashing of expenses never happened and the President went down the tube as they reminded America of his former pledge, “No New Taxes,” hundreds of times, ceaselessly. Democrats are just plain dishonest, it’s in their DNA.
The Democrats are committing harry carry.
They call themselves that because “Money Spenders Caucus” doesn’t sound good. But that’s how they solve problems.
or Reagan and Amnesty for border security I think it was...
They got the amnesty, Reagan got nothing in return.
Oh, that's funny. What you want is hari cari:
What is hari kari - Answers Hari kari, also known as sepuku, is an ancient form of ritual suicide that defeated samurai, or those whose shame was 'too unbearable' would use to restore their honor in death. [Search domain www.answers.com/Q/What_is_hari_kari] www.answers.com/Q/What_is_hari_kari
harry carey was an actor, and he had a son, harry carey, jr.
Harry Carey Jr. - IMDb Harry Carey, Jr., had been reliable character actor for decades, mostly in Westerns, before he retired. He is the son of the actor Harry Carey and the actress Olive Carey. [Search domain www.imdb.com/name/nm0001013/] https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001013/
In the future you can just say, “In this instance the spelling is “hari cari”.
I listened to Harry Carry for over 60 years. I know who he is.
I also understand the nuances of hari cari.
While I will attribute the mass amnesty squarely to the Democrats, the Democrats forced Reagan into a compromise he did not want at all, and it did result in something.
It resulted in 20-30 million more democrat voters, at taxpayer expense, further exploded the size of government, and pushed us headlong toward full blown socialism!
Democrats really are liars, criminals, and slave owners at heart!
I suggest that Harry Carry is what Mooschelle does.
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