Top Democrats Who Skipped WH Meeting Are 'All Talk, No Action'

President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room at the White House

President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room at the White House

Trump added, "In light of the missile launch, they probably will be here fairly quickly". "Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting that won't result in an agreement, we've asked Leader [Mitch] McConnell and Speaker [Paul] Ryan to meet this afternoon". "It is a situation that we will handle".

"North Korea launched an Intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew higher than the previous one", - said the head of the defence Department of the USA.

The missile travelled east for about 1,000km before landing in the sea just west of Japan.

The intercontinental ballistic missile flew about 54 minutes along a high-arcing path and reached a maximum altitude almost 2,800 miles-10 times higher than the International Space Station satellite that orbits the Earth, according to the South Korean news agency Yonhap.

"What we do now is return to our Republican colleagues and say, 'Is this the direction you want to take our government at the end of the year?'" said Representative Joseph Crowley of NY, a member of the Democratic leadership. "We remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies from any attack or provocation".

But the president's extraneous tweets and quips have diverted attention from Trump's agenda at a time of maximum outcome for his tax proposal and with a series of looming budget deadlines and other priorities in Congress. Wednesday's tweets came hours before Trump was departing for Missouri to rally support for his tax plan in the Senate.

Hours after North Korea launched its longest-ranging intercontinental ballistic missile test to date, us president Donald Trump addressed the nation from the White House, scolding Senate Democrats Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for not meeting with the President and Republicans on Tuesday afternoon.

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Schumer and Pelosi pulled out of the meeting, saying the "best path forward" was to keep negotiating with Republican leadership. Republicans are seeking extra funding for defence spending.

With a government shutdown looming, Tuesday was set to be a day of bipartisan dealmaking between Democrats, Republicans and President Trump.

"Problem is they want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes", he wrote. "I don't see a deal!" he said. Mr Trump appeared before the media in the Roosevelt Room alongside two empty chairs that were supposed to have been filled by the two top Congressional senators.

And on Capitol Hill, some progress was made on Tuesday during talks on the Republican tax bill.

In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called it disappointing that Schumer and Pelosi won't meet with Trump.

Meanwhile, efforts to progress the Republican tax reform plan advanced on Tuesday, as the senate budget committee voted in favour of the Bill, paving the way for a full vote on the Senate floor as early as Thursday.

Although Republicans control both chambers of the U.S. Congress, their leaders will likely need to rely on at least some Democratic votes to pass the spending measure. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" since last year's presidential campaign and he reignited the feud with a passing comment during a White House ceremony on Monday honoring Native Americans.

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