Obama reaches out to GOP lawmakers

Obama reaches out to GOP lawmakers

President Obama seems to be singing a new tune when it comes to his Republican opposition.  The president will head to Capitol Hill next week to visit Republican senators behind closed doors at their weekly luncheon, the office of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday. The president also has invited GOP senators to dinner this week, according to senators.

More than 10 GOP senators are due to dine with the president Wednesday. The guest list includes Coburn, McCain, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Dan Coats of Indiana, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Bob Corker of Tennessee, according to the senators. “We need to have this dialogue. I’m glad the president’s doing it,” McCain said. Corker, seen as a rising GOP leader on budget issues, said, “I do sense there’s a window of opportunity.”

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