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GOP Sends Small Group To White House Meeting

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Here's the announcement:

Earlier today it was communicated to the speaker’s office that the president would be inviting the full House Republican Conference to a gathering at the White House tomorrow. Nine days into a government shutdown and a week away from breaching the debt ceiling, a meeting is only worthwhile if it is focused on finding a solution. That’s why the House Republican Conference will instead be represented by a smaller group of negotiators, including the elected leadership and certain committee chairmen. It is our hope that this will be a constructive meeting and that the president finally recognizes Americans expect their leaders to be able to sit down and resolve their differences. Timing of the meeting will be announced by the White House. Below is a list of meeting participants from the House:

Elected Leaders:
Boehner
Cantor
McCarthy
McMorris Rodgers
Walden
Lankford
Jenkins
Foxx
Southerland
Wagner
Roskam
Sessions

Chairmen
Ryan
Camp
Upton
Hal Rogers
Hensarling
McKeon

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