Update 1: Following the cancellation of what was supposed to be a bipartisan meeting at the White House to discuss the budget and tax reform, President Trump just wrapped up a brief press briefing that touched on everything from his spat with "Chuck and Nancy" to North Korea's latest missile launch.
On tax reform, Trump predicted that "adjustments" will be required to get a bill through the Senate:
*TRUMP SAYS NOT SURPRISED SCHUMER, PELOSI SKIPPED MEETING
*TRUMP SAYS THERE WILL BE ADJUSTMENTS TO TAX LEGISLATION
"I was just informed we had a unanimous vote on the tax bill and it goes to the next step," says President Trump pic.twitter.com/tK7ZsjX29s— CBS This Morning ???? (@CBSThisMorning) November 28, 2017
Meanwhile, despite the fact that "Chuck and Nancy" didn't show up, Trump described his meeting with Republicans as "somewhat of a lovefest."
Trump: Meeting with Republican lawmakers on tax reform was "somewhat of a lovefest." pic.twitter.com/ZtsqLmPe6i— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) November 28, 2017
On North Korea's launch earlier today, Trump said simply "we will take care of it."
*TRUMP ON NORTH KOREA: `WE WILL TAKE CARE OF IT'
*TRUMP ON NORTH KOREA: `IT'S A SITUATION THAT WE WILL HANDLE'
*TRUMP SAYS NOTHING CHANGED ABOUT HIS APPROACH TO NORTH KOREA
And on the possibility of a government shutdown:
*TRUMP ON POSSIBLE GOVT SHUTDOWN: `WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS'
*TRUMP SAYS HE'D BLAME DEMOCRATS FOR A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Trump on possible government shutdown: "If something happens, I would absolutely blame the Democrats." pic.twitter.com/4d5GDktUKQ— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) November 28, 2017
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Following an eventful morning for Trump that has included everything from a Twitter spat with "Chuck and Nancy" over budget and tax reform negotiations, to yet another North Korean missile launch, the White House has just announced that the President will address reporters around 3:30pm EST.