WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding the invitation from President Obama to meet with House Republican leaders at the White House:
“The American people want and deserve leaders who are willing to sit down and negotiate to resolve our differences. After weeks of asking the president to come to the table, I’m hopeful that tomorrow’s negotiation will be a meaningful one that addresses the problems currently facing our nation.
“House Republicans will once again urge the president to join our efforts to reopen the government and find a fiscally responsible path forward in addressing the debt limit. There’s a long history of presidents and congressional leaders who have negotiated with each other to benefit our great nation. I look forward to continuing this tradition with President Obama tomorrow.”