Schumer and Pelosi Joint Statement on Meeting with President Trump

September 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following joint statement following a meeting with President Trump in the White House:

"In the meeting, the President and Congressional leadership agreed to pass aid for Harvey, an  extension of the debt limit, and a continuing resolution both to December 15, all together. Both sides have every intention of avoiding default in December and look forward to working together on the many issues before us.

"As Democratic leaders, we also made it clear that we strongly believe the DREAM Act must come to the floor and pass as soon as possible and we will not rest until we get this done."