President Donald Trump is holding court with "regional press affiliates" in a private dinner on Monday, the White House said.
The meeting is comparable to the off-the-record lunch Trump will host Tuesday with major network anchors ahead of his first address to Congress.
Tonight's dinner will be closed to the press. A White House spokeswoman did not respond to a request for more information on who is attending, though we know E.W. Scripps Company reporters were invited
Trump's lunch on Tuesday marks a continuation of a White House custom. Presidents have traditionally met with news anchors prior to delivering their State of the Union address. Trump's speech on Tuesday technically won't be a State of the Union, but it will be his first speech to a joint session of Congress.
Along with the off-the-record meetings, Trump has agreed to an interview this week with perhaps the friendliest outlet to his administration.
Fox & Friends, which Trump has hailed as "the most honest morning show," will air an interview with Trump on Tuesday.
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