President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday as the partial US government shutdown enters a 25th day without resolution amid a standoff over border wall funding. Trump is scheduled to host the legislators for lunch, according to his public schedule, which did not say who was attending. "Moderate" House Democrats were invited, CNN and Politico reported. Representatives of the White House and congressional leaders did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress have shown no signs of bending on wall funding, but the Washington Post on Monday reported a new bipartisan group of US senators was searching for agreement to help end the partial shutdown. Trump, who has demanded $5.7bn from Congress to build his wall on the US-Mexican border, on Monday rejected a call by fellow Republicans to temporarily reopen the government while talks continued on border security issues. He campaigned in 2016 on a promise ...

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