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Catoctin Mountains: Camp David and Friday Evening

catoctin mountains: We're going to Camp David with a lot of the great Republican senators, and we're making America great again, Trump said Friday afternoon as he left the White House for the presidential retreat in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains, according to CTV. He was joined Friday evening by Vice-President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, among others. A long list of high-stakes topics are on the agenda, including the budget, infrastructure, immigration, welfare reform and the 2018 midterm elections. Republicans are beginning the new year with newfound optimism after finally scoring a win by passing the tax bill at the end of last year. Just two weeks remain until a Jan. 19 government funding deadline, and there is little visible progress on several contentious issues, including a budget deal to boost spending on both the Pentagon and nondefense agencies and to extend protections for immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. They face a pile of unfinished business that was punted into this year during the push on taxes. ( As reported in the news.