Vice President Mike Pence and Republican leaders challenged Democrats' characterization of a White House meeting with President Donald Trump, saying it was Democrats, not Trump, who closed the door on discussions today.

"The president wants to solve this problem. That's why he continues to bring us down [to the White House]," California Rep. Kevin McCarthy said.

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