Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will meet President Trump next week. Fox News has learned that the Democratic Party is preparing to regain control of the House and probably bring greater control to Trump's agenda.
It is expected that the meeting will take place between Tuesday morning.
A list of possible topics has not been published, but year-end funding for several departments, including Homeland Security, Housing and Uranium Development and the Department of Justice, is likely to be discussed as the deadline approaches on December 7 to avoid partial shutdown of the government.
Schumer, the New York State Senate minority leader, accuses Trump of holding spending talks as tensions over spending on border security increase.
"Seven bilateral money exchange payments are on the balance sheet for a single reason and for a single reason: President Trump," Schumer said in the Senate, according to Politico 59005] Financing the Trump Border Wall could be a key issue at the Tuesday meeting , The President has asked Congress to commit $ 5 billion to the project, much higher than what the Democrats want to support.
Congress has already provided $ 1
In January, parliament falls under the control of the Democrats. On Wednesday, Pelosi, D-Calif., Was nominated by her party for another term as spokesperson with 203-32 votes.
These numbers leave the 218 behind to gain the post. An official vote is expected to take place in January.
Pelosi previously held the position from 2007 to 2011. But several Democrats have said the party needs a new leadership, with Pelosi being called a divisive figure that is often attacked by Republicans.
Several newly elected Democrats made campaign pledges not to support their reappointment as spokeswoman. [Wednesday] Pelosi said on Wednesday that she expected any opposition to her to be undermined.
"I think we're in pretty good shape," she said. "I do not want to make other people's announcement for you, but we move forward with confidence and humility."