WH staff gathers at Camp David for retreat

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 8:22 AM PT – Sat. January 5, 2019

Senior White House staff officials will be gathering at the Camp David presidential compound for a “staff retreat” to discuss the administration’s priorities for 2019.

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House after meeting with lawmakers about border security, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Washington, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence listen. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

According to Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney planned the meeting, which President Trump will join on Sunday.

The group will also discuss the ongoing government shutdown.

In the meantime, President Trump has tasked Vice President Mike Pence, Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen with meeting with House and Senate leadership to reach a deal to end the shutdown.

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