Obama to meet with Republicans Ryan, McConnell next week: White House

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 29, 2016 1:28 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet on Tuesday with the two top Republicans in the U.S. Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to discuss priorities for the year, the White House said on Friday.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the leaders would discuss budget priorities and opportunities to work together.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason; Editing by David Alexander)