“They’re all going to get the money,” President Trump said while speaking about federal government workers affected by the partial government shutdown.

He made the comments Jan. 9 to reporters at the White House.

Trump is scheduled to join Senate Republicans at a private lunch Jan. 9 before meeting later at the White House with congressional leaders of both parties, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.).

Democrats made a fresh call earlier in...